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Moral Knowledge?

New Readings in Moral Epistemology

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWalter Sinnott-Armstrong (Editor), Mark Timmons (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387475M
ISBN 100195089898
ISBN 109780195089899

The volume is further enhanced by an index and an extensive bibliography, which is divided into sections corresponding to the chapters of the book. Moral Knowledge provides the most up-to-date work on moral knowledge and justification and serves as an excellent text for undergraduate and graduate courses. The intellectual virtues help us to know what is just and admirable, and the moral virtues help us to do just and admirable deeds. We might wonder what value the intellectual virtues have, then, since knowledge is useless without action. First, the intellectual virtues lead to happiness, and so are ends in themselves.

The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge () is a book by Dallas Willard. Excerpt: "This chapter gives a careful exposition of G. E. Moore’s ethical views, setting Principia Ethica in context within the late nineteenth-century drive toward a “science of ethics,” and comparing it to other contributors in that field. I started work on Moral Knowledge in the summer of with the help of a University Faculty Fellowship, for which I am most grateful. of the research for the book, as well as a good bit of its writing, Much was done in two libraries, The University Library, Berkeley, and the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

Applied ethics also tackles specific moral challenges that people face daily, such as whether they should lie to help a friend or co-worker. So, whether our moral focus is big picture questions, a practical framework, or applied to specific dilemmas, moral philosophy can provide the tools we need to examine and live an ethical life. Synonyms: moral, ethical, virtuous, righteous These adjectives mean in accord with right or good conduct. Moral applies to personal character and behavior: "Our moral sense dictates a clearcut preference for these societies which share with us an abiding respect for individual human rights" (Jimmy Carter). Ethical stresses idealistic standards of right and wrong: "Ours is a world of nuclear.


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Aug 19,  · "The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge by the late Professor Willard is a major contribution to the history of twentieth century analytic ethics as well as an incisive analysis of the possibility of moral knowledge.

Porter et al. have done magnificent editorial work and have facilitated an invaluable contribution to the literature/5(4). Moral knowledge is moral “know-how” that emerges first out of primitive tendencies fashioned by natural selection and from cooperative efforts within groups to live peacefully while competing for resources with other groups.

Alliances between groups form when necessary and. The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge by the late Professor Willard is a major contribution to the history of twentieth century analytic ethics as well as an incisive analysis of the possibility of moral ducklakebooks.com et al.

have done magnificent editorial work and have facilitated Moral Knowledge? book invaluable contribution to the literature. Jan 01,  · Moral Knowledge book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Aimed specifically at advanced students of philosophy, this volume include 1/5(1). Mar 18,  · In this paper I assess the viability of a particularist explanation of moral knowledge.

First, I consider two arguments by Sean McKeever and Michael Ridge that purport to show that a generalist, principle-based explanation of practical wisdom—unde. In In Search of Moral Knowledge, he has, once again, put his finger on the pulse of the fount of society's moral ills.

Smith rightly points out that moral knowledge, and not merely moral belief, is what is needed to live a proper life and form a virtuous society. Based on an unfinished manuscript by the late philosopher Dallas Willard, this book makes the case that the 20th century saw a massive shift in Western beliefs and attitudes concerning the possibility of moral knowledge, such that knowledge of the moral life and of its conduct is no longer routinely available from the social institutions long thought to be responsible for/5(4).

Jun 26,  · Can there be such a thing as moral knowledge. And if so, is it like knowledge of ordinary physical objects or knowledge of laws within society.

The author presents an historical examination of ethics, to assess the possibility of realism.5/5(1). Jun 12,  · The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge is a unique contribution to the literature on the history of ethics and social morality. Its review of historical work on moral knowledge covers a wide range of thinkers including T.H Green, G.E Moore, Charles L.

Stevenson, John Rawls, and Alasdair ducklakebooks.com: Dallas Willard. Jun 04,  · The first cause of the disappearance of moral knowledge that Dallas puts forward is the discrediting of religion, and particularly the Christian church, as a reliable source of moral knowledge (pp.

8–9; see also, Knowing Christ Today, pp. 74–75). According to. The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge is a unique contribution to the literature on the history of ethics and social morality. Its review of historical work on moral knowledge covers a wide range of thinkers including T.H Green, G.E Moore, Charles L.

Stevenson, John Rawls, and Alasdair MacIntyre. Jun 10,  · how children acquire moral concepts and become more reliable judges; criticisms of those who would reduce moral knowledge to value-neutral knowledge or attempt to replace moral belief with emotion. Throughout the book Zimmerman argues that our belief in moral knowledge can survive sceptical ducklakebooks.com Edition: 1st Edition.

Smith’s position is, in itself, quite interesting. I would highly recommend this book as textbook for a course on moral philosophy at any level of university studies. The nature of this book makes it such that it would be useful for a beginner in moral philosophy, and should not be ignored by experts in this domain.

To many twenty-first-century ears the phrase "moral knowledge" sounds like an oxymoron. Knowledge is understood to belong in the realm of objective facts and empirical science, while morality is understood to belong in the realm of subjective opinions, values, and feelings -- and never the twain shall meet.

From the Publisher via CrossRef (no proxy) Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server Configure custom Author: Alan H. Goldman. Reviews "Willard's book is a profound and timely contribution to the history of ethical theory and to the future of moral epistemology.

It is essential reading for all who wish to understand the broad cultural drift away from moral knowledge in the twentieth century and for all who wish to contribute to the recovery of moral knowledge in the twenty-first century.". Get this from a library. A critique of moral knowledge.

[Yves R Simon] -- "This is the first English-language edition of Yves R. Simon's first book, Critique de la connaissance morale, which was originally published in Not only does this work clarify the first stages.

Whether or not there is moral knowledge, there is a priori knowledge of other kinds, so there must be some solution to Benacerraf's problem. Whatever the explanation for a priori knowledge in general is, there is no reason to think it would not work equally well for.

INTRODUCTION. My aim in this essay is to explore the implications of the fact that even our most deeply held moral beliefs have been profoundly affected by our upbringing and experience—that if any of us had had a sufficiently different upbringing and set of experiences, he almost certainly would now have a very different set of moral beliefs and very different habits of moral ducklakebooks.com by: Can there be such a thing as moral knowledge.

And if so, is it like knowledge of ordinary physical objects or knowledge of laws within society. The author presents an historical examination of Read more. Moral arguments for God’s existence form a diverse family of arguments that reason from some feature of morality or the moral life to the existence of God, usually understood as a .Jun 19,  · [email protected]: Why was it important to put together a book looking at moral responsibility for firms?

Eric Orts: There’s a very long-standing .The science of morality may refer to various forms of ethical naturalism grounding morality in rational, empirical consideration of the natural world. It is sometimes framed as using the scientific approach to determine what is right and wrong, in contrast to the widespread belief that "science has nothing to say on the subject of human values".