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Moral realism

by Torbjörn Tännsjö

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Savage, Md .
Written in English

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  • Moral realism.

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    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-134) and index.

    StatementTorbjörn Tännsjö.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .T25 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2205944M
    ISBN 100847676188
    LC Control Number89027992

      Moral Realism introduces students to contemporary debates concerning moral realism, including issues related to ethical naturalism, moral epistemology, moral motivation, cultural pluralism and moral disagreement. In the context of examining and connecting these different debates, the book presents its own unique form of moral realism according. The question of moral realism—whether our ethical beliefs rest on some objective foundation—is one that mattered as much to Aristotle as it does to us today, and his writings on this topic continue to provide inspiration for the contemporary debate. This volume of essays expands the fruitful conversation among scholars of ancient philosophy and contemporary ethical theorists .

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