Foundations of Moral Philosophy: Readings in Metaethics

Paperback | November 25, 2016

bySteven Cahn, Andrew Forcehimes

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Foundations of Moral Philosophy: Readings in Metaethics is a comprehensive, state-of-the art collection of fifty-six contemporary readings and historical sources on major issues in metaethics. It focuses on the meaning of moral terms, the nature of moral truth, and the reasons that are used tosupport moral judgments. While other anthologies include mostly articles by men, this volume features unparalleled representation of women philosophers, with one-third of the contemporary articles authored or coauthored by women. Wherever appropriate, the articles have been carefully edited toensure that they will be exceptionally clear and understandable to undergraduate students. The volume is enhanced by an insightful general introduction, introductions and study questions for each selection, and a detailed glossary.

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Foundations of Moral Philosophy: Readings in Metaethics is a comprehensive, state-of-the art collection of fifty-six contemporary readings and historical sources on major issues in metaethics. It focuses on the meaning of moral terms, the nature of moral truth, and the reasons that are used tosupport moral judgments. While other anthol...

Steven M. Cahn is Professor of Philosophy at The City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author or editor of more than fifty books. Most recently, he coauthored Happiness and Goodness (2015). Dr. Cahn is the editor of Exploring Ethics, Fourth Edition (OUP, 2016), The World of Philosophy (OUP, 2015), and Exploring Philoso...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 25, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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"Foundations of Moral Philosophy is a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute anthology of contemporary metaethics." --Patricia Greenspan, University of Maryland, College Park