The Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical Essays by T. ChappellThe Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical Essays by T. Chappell

The Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical Essays

byT. Chappell

Hardcover | September 16, 2009

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How much can morality demand of well-off Westerners as a response to the plight of the poor and starving in the rest of the world? What does the answer tell us about the nature of morality? The cutting edge of this contemporary ethical debate is represented by eleven new essays from some of the world's leading moral philosophers.
ALAN CARTER is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow, UK ROWAN CRUFT is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling, UK JOHN COTTINGHAM is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading, UK GARRETT CULLITY is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide, Australia BRAD HOOKER is Pr...
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Title:The Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical EssaysFormat:HardcoverDimensions:230 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:September 16, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230219403

ISBN - 13:9780230219403

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Introduction Demandingness and Arguments From Presupposition; G.Cullity What Do Basic Rights Demand?; R.Cruft Demandingness and Rules; O.O'Neill Impartial Benevolence and Partial Love; T.Chappell Demandingness, Moral Development and Moral Philosophy; J.Cottingham Virtue Ethics and the Problem of Demandingness; C.Swanton Consequentialism, Integrity and Demandingness; A.Thomas The Demandingness Objection; B.Hooker Is Utilitarian Morality Necessarily Too Demanding?; A.Carter Moral Demands and Not Doing the Best One Can; J.Louise The Demanding Future; T.Mulgan Bibliography Index