Challenging Moral Particularism

Routledge (2008)
Particularism is a justly popular ‘cutting-edge’ topic in contemporary ethics across the world. Many moral philosophers do not, in fact, support particularism (instead defending "generalist" theories that rest on particular abstract moral principles), but nearly all would take it to be a position that continues to offer serious lessons and challenges that cannot be safely ignored. Given the high standard of the contributions, and that this is a subject where lively debate continues to flourish, Challenging Moral Particularism will become required reading for professionals and advanced students working in the area.
Keywords moral particularism  generalism  moral theory  moral reasons  moral knowledge  default reasosn
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Call number BJ1012.C4535 2008
ISBN(s) 9780415963770
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