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Prospects for a common morality

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGene Outka and John P. Reeder, Jr., editors.
    ContributionsOutka, Gene H., Reeder, John P., 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .P76 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704456M
    ISBN 100691074186, 0691020930
    LC Control Number92005681

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Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn : Paperback. Nowadays such debates appear especially volatile, both in popular culture and intellectual discourse: although there is increasing agreement that the moral and political criteria invoked in human rights documents possess cross-cultural force, many modern and postmodern developments erode confidence in moral appeals that go beyond a local consensus or apply outside a particular community.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Common morality and the community of rights / Alan Gewirth --Common morality and Kant's enlightenment project / Alan Donagan --The nature and basis of human rights / David Little --Religious ethics in a pluralistic society / Robert Merrihew Adams.

Often the point of departure for discussion is the Enlightenment paradigm of a common morality, in which it is assumed that certain unchanging beliefs inhere in the structure of human reason. Whereas some thinkers continue to defend this paradigm, others modify it in diverse ways without abandoning entirely the attempt to address a universal audience, and still others jettison virtually all of its.

Get this from a library. Prospects for a common morality. [Gene H Outka; John P Reeder;] -- This volume centers on debates about how far moral judgments Prospects for a common morality book across traditions and epochs.

Nowadays such debates appear especially volatile, both in popular culture and intellectual discourse. chapter 1. common morality and the community of rights; chapter 2. common morality and kant’s enlightenment project; chapter 3. the nature and basis of human rights; chapter 4.

religious ethics in a pluralistic society; chapter 5. augustinianism and common morality; chapter 6. claims, rights, responsibilities; chapter 7. feminism and. The quest for longevity appears to have been a recurrent theme in the history of human societies, because the possibility of extending life has persistently disturbed and provoked human consciousness.

Awareness of our own finitude is a defining characteristic of what it is to be human and provides. Chapter IV Local Common Morality Introduction 36 Common Morality versus Particular Moralities 36 Two Senses of Common Morality 37 A Different Approach 40 Relevance of Local Common Morality 44 Concluding Remarks 46File Size: KB.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights promulgated by the United Nations in assumed the existence, in some sense, of common moral standards for judging nations and governments; a common morality is also invoked not only in contemporary appeals for human rights but also in the agonized concern over such ongoing problems as homelessness, poverty, drug addiction, AIDS, and other human afflictions.

This volume centers on debates about how far moral judgments bind across traditions and epochs. Nowadays such debates appear especially volatile, both in popular culture and intellectual discourse: although there is increasing agreement that the moral and political criteria invoked in human rights documents possess cross-cultural force, many modern and postmodern developments erode.

In this book Bernard Gert aims to describe and justify common morality. Common morality, as he understands it, is the moral system that most thoughtful people implicitly use in arriving at moral judgements.

According to Gert this system is based on five basic harms -- death, pain, disability, loss of freedom, loss of pleasure. The common good belongs to a family of concepts that relate to goodness rather than rightness (Sidgwick ). What makes the common good different from other concepts in this family is that it is a notion of the good that is understood to be internal to the requirements of a social relationship.

Music and Morality. Chapter 10 in Why Johnny Cant Tell Right from Wrong. edited by J.H. Clarke, (New York: A Touchstone Book, ), Reprinted by permission of William Kilpatrick. One of the greatest legal and moral philosophers of the postwar era, Ronald Dworkin argues in his new book, Justice for Hedgehogs, that there are absolute moral Author: Stuart Jeffries.

Home» Publications» Prospects for a Common Morality. Prospects for a Common Morality Publication Date: Author(s): Gene Outka (Editor), John P. Reeder (Editor) ISBN Number: Publisher Site/Purchasing Link: Princeton University Press.

Author (Faculty Member). For 40 years, he has observed primates and studied different human cultures to understand social and moral behavior. In his new book, Moral Origins, Boehm speculates that human morality emerged. The idea of “doing your duty” has become, not the highly-valued bedrock of society, but a dull, grey moral demand from First World War generals, scoutmasters, moralists and monarchs.

It’s a frequent observation that in the modern world we no longer have a common idea of what a good life is, but are meant to construct our own versions of it. Listopia > Morality Book Lists. Books That Make You Go "Hmm" books — voters The Psychology of Morality.

43 books — 39 voters Quintessential Philosophy. 94 books — 37 voters Essential Readings in the Cognitive Science of Religion. 68 books — 32 voters. CHAPTER 1 - WHAT IS MORALITY.

General Overview: The objectives of this first chapter are to introduce the core terms and ideas of morality, distinguish morality from other closely related areas and then move towards a basic working definition of morality. Most students will haveFile Size: KB. The resulting philosophy, encompassing both past and future, is directed toward the long-term interests of each sentient being, and it thereby acquires a moral dimension.

The immortalization of humans and other life-forms is seen as a great moral project and labor of love that will unite us in a common cause and provide a meaningful destiny.

Dostoevsky’s great novel The Brothers Karamazov is seen by many as being all about an exploration of the existence of God, so what made you choose it?. Yes, this might seem an odd choice for a list of books about morality without God. Dostoevsky was a devout Christian and The Brothers Karamazov, his last and possibly greatest novel, was a heartfelt plea for the necessity of faith.Define key terms concerning ethics or morality.

3. Explain the various approaches to the study of morality. 4. Understand what morality is and how it differs from aesthetics, nonmoral behavior, and manners. 5. Understand to whom morality applies. 6. Have some idea of where morality comes from.

7. Distinguish between morality and the law. 8.Prospects for a Common Morality. Gene Outka and John P. Reeder. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Paperback. pp+ index. Very good in publisher's wraps.

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