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Rationality, Rules, and Ideals : Critical Essays on Bernard Gert's Moral Theory :  Critical Essays on Bernard Gert's Moral Theory - Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Rationality, Rules, and Ideals : Critical Essays on Bernard Gert's Moral Theory

Critical Essays on Bernard Gert's Moral Theory

By: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Editor), Robert Audi (Editor)

Hardcover Published: October 2002
ISBN: 9780742513167
Number Of Pages: 336

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A collection of essays by prestigious authors discussing the work of Bernard Gert, Stone Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy at Dartmouth College.

There is much to interest and challenge the reader in this book, which is a monument to a wonderful and continuing life's work in ethics. * The Philosophical Quarterly *
This collection of critical essays is worthy of Bernard Gert's major contribution to contemporary ethical theory. It was a pleasure to read the essays in conjunction with Gert's responses. -- James P. Sterba, professor, University of Notre Dame

Prefacep. vii
The Scope and Structure of the Essays: A Short Introductionp. 1
Precis of Morality: Its Nature and Justificationp. 5
Justification and Method
Justification in Bernard Gert's Moral Theoryp. 17
Gert's Moral Theory and Discourse Ethicsp. 31
On the Relevance of Ignorance to the Demands of Moralityp. 51
Rationality and Reasons
Reasons and Rationality in the Moral Philosophy of Bernard Gertp. 73
Gert on Reasons, Rationality, Harms, and Listsp. 89
Bernard Gert's Complex Hybrid Conception of Rationalityp. 109
Consequences and Rules
Gert on Aid to Othersp. 127
Gert contra Consequentialismp. 145
The Role of Rulesp. 165
Ideals and Goods
Moral Idealsp. 181
Accentuate the Negative: Negative Values, Moral Theory, and Common Sensep. 199
A Note on Harms and Evils in Gert's Moral Theoryp. 215
Is the Lessening of Evil the Only Goal of Morality? A Role for Eudaimonia in Gert's Moral Systemp. 219
Virtue and Character
Rules and Virtuesp. 231
Character, Immorality, and Punishmentp. 243
Reply
Replies to My Criticsp. 261
Indexp. 317
About the Contributorsp. 325
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ISBN: 9780742513167
ISBN-10: 0742513165
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: October 2002
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.66