The Birth of Ethics (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
400
Utgivningsdatum
2018-12-27
Förlag
OUP USA
Medarbetare
Hoekstra, Kinch
Dimensioner
215 x 145 x 31 mm
Vikt
535 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780190904913
The Birth of Ethics (inbunden)

The Birth of Ethics

Reconstructing the Role and Nature of Morality

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To know the nature of any phenomenon or practice, it is often a good idea to learn about how it might have emerged or might have been constructed. The Birth of Ethics offers an account of how morality might have emerged, without any planning, in a society with language but without any properly ethical concepts or practices. The conjectural history that it documents serves a philosophical purpose, for it directs us the role that morality plays in human life
and the nature of morality that enables it to play that role.
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C. S. Johnson, CHOICE Pettit contends that morality is essential for human self-realization as persons. In this regard, his own speculation about the genealogy of morals is markedly different from a long line of philosophical speculations about the origin or morals traceable to Plato and routed through standard relativistic and conventionalist theories ... Recommended.


Harry Witzthum, Metapsychology a very interesting, stimulating and thought-provoking account of the possible origins of morality.


David Phillips, Notre Dame Philosophical Review The book is conceptually rich. Any moral philosopher will find much to ponder here ... Pettit is here trying out a novel, multifaceted, and systematic approach to ethics, from which moral philosophers, whether or not they are ultimately persuaded, will have much to learn.


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Philip Pettit is Laurence Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. He is also Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. Kinch Hoekstra is Chancellor's Professor of Political Science and Law at University of California, Berkeley.

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Editor's Introduction: The View from Erewhon Kinch Hoekstra Introduction: The Guiding Ideas Chapter 1. Reconstructing Morality Chapter 2. Ground Zero Chapter 3. Committing to Others Chapter 4. Committing with Others Chapter 5. Discovering Desirability Chapter 6. Discovering Responsibility Chapter 7. Morality Reconstructed Conclusion: The Claims in Summary Michael Tomasello and Philip Pettit: An Exchange Michael Tomasello & Philip Pettit Commentary on Philip Pettit's The Birth of Ethics Michael Tomasello Reply to Michael Tomasello's Commentary Philip Pettit References Index