Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Leicester, 2001.
|Statement||by Joseph Fearn.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||313 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||313|
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 to which /5(4). The book ends with an extended account of the outlines of the sort of teleological normative theory Brink defends as both independently plausible and consistent with his version of moral realism. This book should be accessible to anyone with some background in meta-ethics, though it seems clearly intended for those who specialize in these by: Moral realism: Books. Paperback $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ Hardcover $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ NOOK Book . This book examines contemporary responses to these Realism introduces students Do values have any place in a 'disenchanted' scientific conception of the world and, if so, how do human beings relate to such values culturally, psychologically, and epistemologically?/5(6).
Moral Realism is a systematic defence of the idea that there are objective moral standards. Russ Shafer-Landau argues that there are moral principles that are true independently of what anyone, anywhere, happens to think of them. His central thesis, as well as the many novel supporting arguments used to defend it, will spark much controversy among those concerned with the . This book is a systematic and constructive treatment of a number of traditional issues at the foundation of ethics, the possibility and nature of moral knowledge, the relationship between the moral point of view and a scientific or naturalistic world view, the nature of moral value and obligation, and the role of morality in a person's rational life by: The debate about moral realism is central to moral philosophy, and it has been the focus of renewed interest in recent years, with a significant body of interesting new work on the topic beginning to emerge. Yet there is no comparable anthology in existence, and most of the new work is scattered throughout the literature, 5/5(3). That much is the common and more or less defining ground of moral realism (although some accounts of moral realism see it as involving additional commitments, say to the independence of the moral facts from human thought and practice, or .
Magical realism leaves a lot of readers in confusion. A mode that exists somewhere between fantasy and reality, many readers get it mixed up with speculative fiction, urban fantasy, and more. It can be unsettling, and some readers find it absolutely infuriating. The magical realist genre was born in Latin America, but the magical realist mode. Moral Realism is a systematic defence of the idea that there are objective moral standards. In the tradition of Plato and G. E. Moore, Russ Shafer-Landau argues that there are moral principles that are true independently of what anyone, anywhere, happens to think of them. These principles are a fundamental aspect of reality, just as much as those that govern mathematics or the . Moral realism (also ethical realism or moral Platonism) is the position that ethical sentences express propositions that refer to objective features of the world (that is, features independent of subjective opinion), some of which may be true to the extent that . Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics. This book is a systematic and constructive treatment of a number of traditional issues at the foundations of ethics/5.