The Moral Philosophers

Author: Richard J. Norman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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The second edition of this accessible book features a new chapter on Nietzsche and an entirely new Part III that covers contemporary utilitarianism, rights-based ethical theories, contractarian ethics and virtue ethics, and recent debates ...

Antonio Gramsci And The Question Of Religion

Author: Bruce Grelle
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317278356
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New York: International Publishers. McGuire, M. B. 2008. Religion: The Social
Context, fifth edition. ... “Introduction: Gramsci Today.” In Gramsci and Marxist
Theory, C. Mouffe (ed.), 1–18. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Myers, C. 2008.
Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark's Story of Jesus, twentieth
anniversary edition. Maryknoll: Orbis. Nelson, R. H. 2001. ... Oxford: Clarendon
Press. Norman, R. 1998. The Moral Philosophers: An Introduction to Ethics,
second edition.

A Short History Of Ethics

Author: Alasdair C. MacIntyre
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415173981
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Widely acknowledged to be the perfect introduction to the subject, this important text presents in concise form an insightful yet exceptionally complete history of moral philosophy in the West, from the Greeks to contemporary times.

Hegel Lectures On The Philosophy Of Religion Volume I Introduction And The Concept Of Religion

Author: Peter C. Hodgson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191608637
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What is more, the history of a state is 295 the action, deed, and fate of a universal
spirit, the spirit of a people. Histories of this kind already have a universal feature
within them, implicitly and explicitly. If we take this superficially, we can say that
from every history a moral may be extracted. The moral encapsulates at least the
essential ethical powers that have contributed to the action and have brought
about the event, and they are the inner or substantial element. So history
certainly has ...

A 21st Century Ethical Toolbox

Author: Anthony Weston
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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The book invites students to approach ethical issues with a reconstructive intent--to "break out of the box" in order to make room for more and better options than the rigid "pro" and "con" positions that have developed around tough ...

Approaching Philosophy Of Religion

Author: Anthony C. Thiselton
Publisher: SPCK
ISBN: 0281076774
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An introduction to key thinkers, concepts, methods and debates Anthony C.
Thiselton. expresses the relation of objective moral law to a will that is
subjectively imperfect. A motivation to obey the moral law is paramount. Kant
declared, 'It is not sufficient to do. . . morally good ... it must be done for the sake
of the law.'167 In the same volume he declared, 'Act only on that maxim which
you can at the same time will to become a universal law'.168 Kant described this
moral law as the ...

The Making Of American Liberal Theology

Author: Gary J. Dorrien
Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp
ISBN: 0664223567
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Paul S. Schilling, “The Empirical and the Rational in Hegel's Philosophy of
Religion” (Ph.D. diss., Boston University, 1934); Walter G. Muelder, “Individual
Totalities in Ernst Troeltsch's Philosophy of History” (Ph.D. diss., Boston
University, ... “Communitarian Dimensions of the Moral Laws,” The Boston
Personalist Tradition in Philosophy, Social Ethics, and Theology, 237–39; Gacka,
Interview with Emeritus Dean Walter Muelder, 15; Muelder, “An Autobiographical
Introduction: Forty ...

Introduction To Religious Philosophy

Author: Y. Masih
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 9788120808546
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A moral statement and a religious statement both contain an intention, but the
latter in addition is backed by associated stories. A religious assertion will,
therefore, have a propositional element which is lacking in a purely moral
assertion, in that it will refer to a story as well as to an intention.10 How are we
going to understand the term 'story'? The story should consist of a set of empirical
propositions. It means that the characters of the stories may be human beings or
mythological ...

Ocr Religious Ethics For As And A2

Author: Jill Oliphant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113699291X
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Introduction, Hoose, B. (ed.), London/New York, Cassell, 1998. Niebuhr, R. Moral
Man and Immoral Societies, New York, Scribner, 1932. Norman, R. Ethics, Killing
and War, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1995. Norman, R. The Moral
Philosophers, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1998. O'Connell, T. Principles for
a Catholic Morality (revised ... Robinson, J. Honest to God, London, SCM, 1963.
Rosenstand, N. The Moral of the Story (5th edn), New York, McGraw-Hill, 2006.