Human conduct; an introduction to the problems of ethics.


New York, Harcourt, Brace and World [1961] .

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Subjects Ethics.
Ethiek.
Description viii, 600 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Comprehensive text for students on problems of ethics, with practical examples taken from issues of the day.
Contents The scope of ethics -- Moral standards and ethical relativism -- The Epicurean way of life -- The Stoic way of life -- Self-realization -- Following nature -- Hedonism -- Other possible intrinsic goods -- Psychological egoism -- Ethical egoism -- Why be moral? -- The utilitarian theory -- Objections and applications -- Kant's theory of moral goodness -- Kant's theory of obligation -- Prima facie duties -- Rule-utilitarianism -- Democracy -- Rights -- Justice and equality -- Justice and desert: reward -- Justice and desert: punishment -- Blame and excuse -- Determinism and free will -- Nonnaturalistic theories -- Naturalistic theories -- The emotive theory -- Final considerations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)324941
(OCoLC)ocm00324941
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WorldCat Identities Hospers, John, 1918-2011.
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