Theories of Ethics

Paperback | April 1, 1995

EditorPhilippa Foot

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These important essays by leading thinkers center around two principal topics: the nature of moral judgement, and the part played by social utility in determining right and wrong. The contributors include R.M. Hare, John R. Searle, John Rawls, C.L. Stevenson, G.E. Moore, P.T. Geach, PhilippaFoot, J.O. Urmson, and J.J.C. Smart.

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These important essays by leading thinkers center around two principal topics: the nature of moral judgement, and the part played by social utility in determining right and wrong. The contributors include R.M. Hare, John R. Searle, John Rawls, C.L. Stevenson, G.E. Moore, P.T. Geach, PhilippaFoot, J.O. Urmson, and J.J.C. Smart.

Philippa Foot is at University of California, Los Angeles and Somerville College, Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.07 × 5.31 × 0.55 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198750056

ISBN - 13:9780198750055

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Table of Contents

1. Moores' Arguments Against Certain Forms of Naturalism C. L. Stevenson 2. A Reply to My Critics G.E. Moore 3. The Naturalistic Fallacy W. K. Frankena 4. Good and Evil P.T. Geach 5. Geach: Good and Evil R. M. Hare 6. Moral Beliefs Philippa Foot 7. How to Derive 'Ought' From 'Is' John R. Searle 8. The Promising Game R.M. Hare 9. The Interpretation of the Moral Philosophy of J. S. Mill J. O. Urmson 10. Interpretations of Mill's 'Utilitarianism' J. D. Mabbott 11. Two Concepts of Rules John Rawls 12. Extreme and Restricted Utilitarianism J. J. C. Smart

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`evident throughout the volume, is the inspirational influence that he has had on students and colleagues alike ... this is one Festschrift that will not subside into obscurity'Christina S. Kraus, University College, London, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 8.1 (1997)