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The Diversity of Moral Thinking : Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy - Neil Cooper

The Diversity of Moral Thinking

Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy

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Published: 8th January 1980
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This book argues for a radically different approach to traditional and important problems of moral philosophy. The book discusses three theses; the diversity of moralities and moral judgements, their normativesness, and their possible rationality.

`His book is a model of analysis. It ranges over most of the central issues in contemporary British moral philosophy and abounds in illuminating distinctions and enlightening contrasts ... One cannot praise too highly the clarity and penetration of this.' W. D. Hudson, Times Higher Educational Supplement

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
What A Morality Isp. 5
The Logic of Moralsp. 7
Desires and Moralities (1)p. 41
Evaluation, Prescription and Two Logical Gapsp. 71
The Practical Hierarchyp. 95
The Demise Of Objectivityp. 119
Introductionp. 121
Logical Freedom of Dissentp. 122
No Cutting Edgep. 135
Morals and Objectivityp. 147
What A Morality Ought To Bep. 165
Introductionp. 167
Aspects of a Morality: (2) Constraintsp. 179
Purposes of Moral Languagep. 207
Reasons in Moralitiesp. 221
Two Higher-order Antinomiesp. 236
The Emergence of Altruismp. 258
Altruisrn and Beyondp. 283
Bibliographyp. 292
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9780198244233
ISBN-10: 0198244231
Series: Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 8th January 1980
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.3  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.54