Moral Questions

St. Martin's Press (1999)

Abstract
Rush Rhees questions the viability of moral theories and the general claims they make in ethics. He shows how one can both be concerned with knowing what one ought to do while recognizing that one's answer is a personal one. These insights, arrived at in a distinctive style, characteristic of Rhees, are then applied to issues of life and death, human sexuality, and our relations to animals. To recognize why philosophy cannot answer such questions for us is an affirmation, not a denial, of their importance.
Keywords Ethics  Ethical problems
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Call number BJ1012.R47 1999
ISBN(s) 0333748514   0312223552   9780312223557
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