Über den Autor
Hugh LaFollette is Marie and Leslie E. Cole Chair in Ethics, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. He is editor-in-chief of the nine volume International Encyclopedia of Ethics (2013), and author of The Practice of Ethics (Blackwell, 2007) and Personal Relationships: Love, Identity, and Morality (Blackwell, 1995). He is co-author of Brute Science: The Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation (1996), and editor of several other volumes, including Ethics in Practice: An Anthology (third edition, Blackwell, 2007).rnIngmar Persson is Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Gothenburg, and Distinguished Research Fellow, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford. His publications include The Retreat of Reason (2005) and, together with Julian Savulescu, Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement (2012). He is now finishing From Morality to the End of Reason: An Essay on Rights, Reasons and Responsibility.
Notes on Editors and Contributors viirnIntroduction 1nHugh LaFollette and Ingmar PerssonrnPart I Metaethics and Moral Epistemologyrn1 Moral Realism 17nMichael Smithrn2 Relativism 43nSimon Blackburnrn3 Moral Agreement 59nDerek Parfitrn4 Divine Command Theory 81nPhilip L. Quinnrn5 Moral Intuition 103nJeff McMahanrnPart II Factual Background of Ethicsrn6 Ethics and Evolution 123nRichard Joycern7 Psychological Egoism 148nElliott Soberrn8 The Science of Ethics 169nRon Mallon and John M. Dorisrn9 The Relevance of Responsibility to Morality 197nIngmar PerssonrnPart III Normative Ethicsrn10 Act-Utilitarianism 221nR.G. Freyrn11 Rule-Consequentialism 238nBrad Hookerrn12 Nonconsequentialism 261nF.M. Kammrn13 Intuitionism 287nDavid McNaughton and Piers Rawlingrn14 Kantianism 311nThomas E. Hill Jrrn15 Contractarianism 332nGeoffrey Sayre-McCordrn16 Rights 354nL.W. Sumnerrn17 Libertarianism 373nJan Narvesonrn18 Virtue Ethics 394nMichael Slotern19 Capability Ethics 412nIngrid Robeynsrn20 Feminist Ethics 433nAlison M. Jaggarrn21 Continental Ethics 461nWilliam R. SchroederrnIndex 487
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