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Ethics and "the nature of moral philosophy"

Moore, G. E.

Ethics and "the nature of moral philosophy"

by Moore, G. E.

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Utilitarianism,
  • Judgment (Ethics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [xli]-xliii) and index

    StatementG.E. Moore ; edited by William H. Shaw
    SeriesBritish moral philosophers
    ContributionsShaw, William H., 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .M628 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17188860M
    ISBN 10019927200X, 0199272018
    LC Control Number2005019318

    Moral philosophy is roughly the same as ethical philosophy — morals and ethics are virtually indistinguishable, moral being Cicero ’ s translation of the Greek term ethics or ethos, which meant the customs and manners characteristic of a country or city-state. Typically, one distinguishes the concrete level of moral behavior and judgments. He has been a fellow and tutor in philosophy at New College, Oxford, and currently teaches ethics at King's College, London. His published works on ethics include Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Centuryand Causing Death and Saving Lives.

    WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS’ RELATIONSHIP TO IT? Philosophy literally means love of wisdom, from the Greek words philia meaning love or friendship and sophia meaning wisdom. The following three areas of philosophy will be our major concern in this book: epistemology (the study of knowledge), metaphysics (the study of the nature of reality. About the Contributors Authors. George Matthews (book editor) studied philosophy at Pratt Institute, where he also earned a BFA in Sculpture, at Hunter College, Loyola University of Chicago, and The Pennsylvania State University, where he earned his Doctorate in Philosophy for work on German currently teaches philosophy in person at Plymouth State University and online at 4/5(2).

    1. The Open Question Argument and its Aftermath: Moore's Influence on Russell. Russell's destiny as an ethical thinker was dominated by one book—G.E. Moore's Principia Ethica (). Before , Russell devoted some of the energy that he could spare from German Social Democracy, the foundations of mathematics and the philosophy of Leibniz to working out a meta-ethic of his own. Advances in Business Ethics Research. A Journal of Business Ethics Book Series. Series Editors: Poff, Deborah C., Michalos, Alex C. ISSN:


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