Essays on Derek Parfit's on What Matters

Wiley-Blackwell (2009)
In _Essays on Derek Parfit's On What Matters,_ seven leading moral philosophers offer critical evaluations of the central ideas presented in a greatly anticipated new work by world-renowned moral philosopher Derek Parfit. Presents critical assessments of what promises to be one of the key moral philosophy texts of our time Features essays by a team of leading philosophers including Princeton's Michael Smith, one of the world's leading meta-ethicists Addresses Parfit's central thesis - that the main ethical theories can agree on what matters - as well as his defense of moral realism.
Keywords Ethics  Practical reason  Consequentialism (Ethics
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Call number B1649.P373.O6934 2009
ISBN(s) 9781405196987   140519698X   9781405196987   9781444322897
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