Bloomsbury Companion to Ethics

Editor: Miller, Christian
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-47-256779-6
Category: Philosophy
Book Status: Pending
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The Bloomsbury Companion to Ethics offers the definitive guide to this key area of contemporary philosophy. Covering all the fundamental questions asked by meta-ethics and normative ethical theory, thirteen specially commissioned chapters from an international team of experts explore the central ideas, terms and case studies in the field, and new directions in ethics as a whole.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Preface: How to Use this Book, the Intended Audience, and Acknowledgments - Christian B. Miller, Wake Forest University
  • Overview of Contemporary Metaethics and Normative Ethical Theory - Christian B. Miller, Wake Forest University
  • Chronology of Ethics - J. B. Schneewind, John Hopkins University
  • Methodological Issues: Reflective Equilibrium - Michael DePaul, University of Notre Dame
  • Important Technical Terms in Ethics - Dan Boisvert, University of North Carolina, Charlotte John Brunero, University of Missouri, St. Louis Sean McKeever, Davidson College Russ Shafer-Landau, University of Wisconsin, Madison Eric Wiland, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Part I: Central Topics in Ethics
  • 1 Moral Realism - Terence Cuneo, University of Vermont
  • 2 Ethical Expressivism - Matthew Chrisman, University of Edinburgh
  • 3 Constructivism and the Error Theory - Hallvard Lillehammer, Cambridge University
  • 4 Morality and Practical Reason - Joshua Gert, College of William and Mary
  • 5 Moral Psychology - Alfred Mele, Florida State University
  • 6 Morality and Religion - William J. Wainwright, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • 7 Consequentialism - Douglas W. Portmore, Arizona State University
  • 8 Kantian Ethics - Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Northwestern University
  • 9 Virtue Ethics - Christine Swanton, University of Auckland
  • 10 Feminist Ethics - Anita Superson, University of Kentucky
  • Part II: New Directions in Ethics
  • 11 Moral Particularism - Pekka Väyrynen, University of Leeds
  • 12 Experimental Ethics - Thomas Nadelhoffer and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke University
  • 13 Biology, Evolution, and Ethics - William FitzPatrick, University of Rochester
  • Part III: Additional Resources
  • Resources for the Fields of Metaethics and Normative Theory - Christian B. Miller, Wake Forest University
  • Selected Works in Contemporary Metaethics and Normative Theory - Christian B. Miller, Wake Forest University