Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics

Cambridge University Press (1989)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

This book is a systematic and constructive treatment of a number of traditional issues at the foundation of ethics, the possibility and nature of moral knowledge, the relationship between the moral point of view and a scientific or naturalistic world view, the nature of moral value and obligation, and the role of morality in a person's rational life plan. In striking contrast to many traditional authors and to other recent writers in the field, David Brink offers an integrated defense of the objectivity of ethics.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 74,174

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Moral Realism: A Defense.David Owen Brink - 1985 - Dissertation, Cornell University
Externalism, Internalism and Moral Scepticism.Jeffrey Goldsworthy - 1992 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 70 (1):40 – 60.
A Critique of Assimilative Moral Realism.Ken Yasenchuk - 1995 - Dissertation, Mcmaster University (Canada)
Facts, Values and Moral Realism.David Schejbal - 1991 - Dissertation, The University of Connecticut
Confucian Moral Realism.JeeLoo Liu - 2007 - Asian Philosophy 17 (2):167 – 184.
Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics.Robert Shaver - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (2):458.
Realism and Moral Epistemology.Geoffrey Donald Sayre-Mccord - 1986 - Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh
Moral Realism: A Defence.Russ Shafer-Landau - 2003 - Oxford University Press.

Analytics

Added to PP
2009-01-28

Downloads
371 (#29,539)

6 months
8 (#95,856)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

David Brink
University of California, San Diego

Citations of this work

A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories of Value.Sharon Street - 2006 - Philosophical Studies 127 (1):109-166.
Scalar Consequentialism the Right Way.Neil Sinhababu - 2018 - Philosophical Studies 175 (12):3131-3144.
I Ought, Therefore I Can.Peter B. M. Vranas - 2007 - Philosophical Studies 136 (2):167-216.

View all 250 citations / Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references