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The Practice of Moral Judgment

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674697188

Publication Date: 02/01/1996


268 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Note on Sources
  • 1. On the Value of Acting from the Motive of Duty
  • 2. Integrity and Impartiality
  • 3. Mutual Aid and Respect for Persons
  • 4. The Practice of Moral Judgment
  • 5. What Happens to the Consequences?
  • 6. Murder and Mayhem
  • 7. Moral Deliberation and the Derivation of Duties
  • 8. Obligation and Performance
  • 9. Agency, Attachment, and Difference
  • 10. Leaving Deontology Behind
  • Credits
  • Index

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