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    Ethics.William K. Frankena - 1963 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
    Normative theories of obligation, moral and nonmoral value, and meta-ethical issues and theories are considered.
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    After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory.William K. Frankena - 1983 - Ethics 93 (3):579-587.
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  3. The Ethics of Respect for Persons.William K. Frankena - 1986 - Philosophical Topics 14 (2):149-167.
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    The Definition of Good.William K. Frankena & A. C. Ewing - 1948 - Philosophical Review 57 (6):605.
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  5. The Concept of Morality.William K. Frankena - 1966 - Journal of Philosophy 63 (21):688-696.
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  6. Three Historical Philosophies of Education: Aristotle, Kant, Dewey.William K. Frankena - 1965 - Chicago: Scott, Foresman.
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    Thinking About Morality.William K. Frankena - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (3):454-457.
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    The Ethics of Love Conceived as an Ethics of Virtue.William K. Frankena - 1973 - Journal of Religious Ethics 1:21 - 36.
    This paper analyzes in some detail what an ethics of love would be like if interpreted rigorously as an ethics of being rather than of doing. It delineates the metaethical structure of such an ethics and suggests the characteristics of love appropriate to the structure. The author then indicates some problems that arise for such an ethical theory.
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  9. Value and Valuation.William K. Frankena - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 8--229.
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    Main Trends in Recent Philosophy: Moral Philosophy at Mid-Century.William K. Frankena - 1951 - Philosophical Review 60 (1):44-55.
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    The Ethics of Respect for Persons.William K. Frankena - 1986 - Philosophical Topics 14 (2):149-167.
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    Natural and Inalienable Rights.William K. Frankena - 1955 - Philosophical Review 64 (2):212-232.
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    Prichard and the Ethics of Virtue, Notes on a Footnote.William K. Frankena - 1970 - The Monist 54 (1):1-17.
    In this paper I tee off from a footnote in prichard's article, "is moral philosophy based on a mistake?" in it he contrasts living under the aegis of moral obligation and moral goodness with living under the aegis of virtue. Using prichard's terms I try to say what an ethics of virtue as versus one of duty and moral goodness would be like. Then I try to see what prichard's case against the former and for the latter would be like, (...)
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    Introductory Readings in Ethics.William K. Frankena - 1974 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
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    Sidgwick and the Dualism of Practical Reason.William K. Frankena - 1974 - The Monist 58 (3):449-467.
    It is well known that Sidgwick finished his examination of “the methods of ethics” in some difficulty. Just what that difficulty was and how he came to be in it, we shall see in due course. This paper is written in the conviction that what he was doing is worth looking at again in the context of contemporary discussion.
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    Spinoza on the Knowledge of Good and Evil.William K. Frankena - 1977 - Philosophia 7 (1):15-44.
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    Philosophy.Roderick M. Chisholm, Herbert Feigl, William K. Frankena, John Passmore & Manley Thompson (eds.) - 1964 - Prentice-Hall.
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    Some Beliefs About Justice.William K. Frankena - unknown
    This is the text of The Lindley Lecture for 1961, given by William K. Frankena, an American philosopher.
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    Moral Philosophy at Mid-Century Symposium.William K. Frankena - 1951 - Philosophical Review 60:44.
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    On Saying the Ethical Thing.William K. Frankena - 1965 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 39:21 - 42.
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    Morality and Conflict.William K. Frankena - 1985 - Ethics 95 (3):740-743.
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    MacIntyre and Modern Morality:After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory. Alasdair MacIntyre.William K. Frankena - 1983 - Ethics 93 (3):579-.
  23. Morality and Moral Philosophy.William K. Frankena - 2009 - In Steven M. Cahn (ed.), Exploring Ethics: An Introductory Anthology. Oxford University Press.
     
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    The Contribution of Holland to the Science.William K. Frankena - 1944 - Journal of Philosophy 41 (9):251-251.
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    Beneficence/Benevolence: WILLIAM K. FRANKENA.William K. Frankena - 1987 - Social Philosophy and Policy 4 (2):1-20.
    I begin with a note about moral goodness as a quality, disposition, or trait of a person or human being. This has at least two different senses, one wider and one narrower. Aristotle remarked that the Greek term we translate as justice sometimes meant simply virtue or goodness as applied to a person and sometimes meant only a certain virtue or kind of goodness. The same thing is true of our word “goodness.” Sometimes being a good person means having all (...)
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    Conversations with Carney and Hauerwas.William K. Frankena - 1975 - Journal of Religious Ethics 3 (1):45-62.
    In response to Hauerwas, Frankena explores the nature of a moral virtue and the relation between virtue and obligation. He argues that those notions are not related in all the ways Hauerwas suggests and that the ties that do link them can be understood on the basis of an ethical analysis that gives primacy to moral obligation. In response to both Hauerwas and Carney, he examines the relation between morality and religion and argues that his analysis of the concept of (...)
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    Ought and is Once More.William K. Frankena - unknown
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    The Ethics of Right Reason.William K. Frankena - 1983 - The Monist 66 (1):3-25.
    There is a tradition in western ethics in which use of the concept of right reason is explicit and central. I sketch its history and then formulate six theses affirmed by its spokesmen. In light of the resulting definition I contend that an ethics of right reason is essentially maintained by a variety of moral philosophers in addition to those usually thought to be in the tradition. Its central idea is just that reason in a certain (right) state sets or (...)
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  29. Philosophy of Education.William K. Frankena - 1965 - Macmillan.
     
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  30. Public Education and the Good Life.William K. Frankena - 1972 - In John Martin Rich (ed.), Readings in the Philosophy of Education. Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co..
     
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    Lecture I: Must Morality Have an Object?William K. Frankena - 1980 - The Monist 63 (1):3-26.
    Some centuries ago most moral philosophy was written by theologians, almost none of it by professional philosophers in our sense, and one of the questions most debated was whether morality could or could not be founded on “an independent bottom”, that is, on a basis other than that provided by revealed religion. This was a many-sided question and would be interesting to discuss in the sense or senses in which it was then taken. In a way, I assumed an affirmative (...)
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    Macintyre on Defining Morality.William K. Frankena - 1958 - Philosophy 33 (125):158 - 162.
    IN “What Morality is Not”, Philosophy , XXXII , Mr. Alasdair Maclntyre argues against the view, now common, “that universal–izability is of the essence of moral valuation”. On page 331 he uses an argument which is an adaptation and extension of Moore's naturalistic fallacy argument, and which is generalizable. As Moore's argument, if cogent, holds against all definitions of “good”, “right”, etc., so Maclntyre's argument, if good, holds against all definitions of “moral” and “morality”. For this reason I shall examine (...)
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    C. I. Lewis on the Ground and Nature of the Right.William K. Frankena - 1964 - Journal of Philosophy 61 (17):489-496.
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    Concepts of Rational Action in the History of Ethics.William K. Frankena - 1983 - Social Theory and Practice 9 (2/3):165-197.
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    Charles Leslie Stevenson 1908-1979.William K. Frankena - 1979 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 52 (5):637 - 639.
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    Value.William K. Frankena & Ray Lepley - 1951 - Philosophical Review 60 (1):99.
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    Ethics and the Moral Life.William K. Frankena - 1959 - Philosophical Review 68 (3):380.
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    Ewing's Case Against Naturalistic Theories of Value.William K. Frankena - 1948 - Philosophical Review 57 (5):481-492.
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  39. Ethics, 2nd Edition.William K. Frankena - 1973 - Prentice-Hall.
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    Educational Values and Goals: Some Dispositions to Be Fostered.William K. Frankena - 1968 - The Monist 52 (1):1-10.
    There has been much impatience with what R. S. Peters calls “the endless talk about the aims of education,” but this talk continues to go on, and we are invited to add to it on this happy occasion. Indeed, those who deny that education has ends or that educators must have aims seem always to end up talking about much the same thing in a slightly different idiom. At any rate, I am quite ready, at least on this occasion, to (...)
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    G. H. Von Wright on the Theory of Morals, Legislation, and Value.William K. Frankena - 1966 - Ethics 76 (2):131-136.
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    Henry S. Leonard 1905-1967.William K. Frankena - 1967 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 41:133 - 134.
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  43. Il diritto alla vita degli esseri non-umani.William K. Frankena - 1983 - Rivista di Filosofia 25:24.
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    J. D. Wild on Responsibility.William K. Frankena - 1966 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 27 (1):90-96.
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  45. Justice, Social, and Global.William K. Frankena - 1980 - In Lars O. Ericsson, Harald Ofstad & Giuliano Pontara (eds.), Justice, Social, and Global: Papers Presented at the Stockholm International Symposium on Justice, Held in September 1978. Akademilitteratur.
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    Kantian Ethics Today.William K. Frankena - 1990 - Journal of Philosophical Research 15:47-55.
    Kantian ethics is both very much alive and very much under attack in recent moral philosophy, and so I propose to review some of the discussion, though I must say in advance that my review will have to be incomplete and oversimplified in various ways.
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    Kantian Ethics Today.William K. Frankena - 1990 - Journal of Philosophical Research 15:47-55.
    Kantian ethics is both very much alive and very much under attack in recent moral philosophy, and so I propose to review some of the discussion, though I must say in advance that my review will have to be incomplete and oversimplified in various ways.
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    Lecture II: Is Morality a System of Ordinary Oughts?William K. Frankena - 1980 - The Monist 63 (1):27-47.
    Today, as so often in the past, there is much ado about morality. Theologians, psychologists, social scientists, journalists, novelists, students, drop-outs, women's libbers, and people on the street are all asking pointed questions about it. Some are for de-moralizing society and the individual, asking either whether an individual should try to be moral or to assume a morality if he has it not, and if so why; or even whether our society should have a morality at all or has any (...)
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    Lecture III: Has Morality an Independant Bottom?William K. Frankena - 1980 - The Monist 63 (1):48-68.
    Some centuries ago most moral philosophy was written by theologians, almost none of it by professional philosophers in our sense, and one of the questions most debated was whether morality could or could not be founded on “an independent bottom”, that is, on a basis other than that provided by revealed religion. This was a many-sided question and would be interesting to discuss in the sense or senses in which it was then taken. In a way, I assumed an affirmative (...)
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    Lecture III: Has Morality an Independant Bottom?William K. Frankena - 1980 - The Monist 63 (1):48-68.
    Some centuries ago most moral philosophy was written by theologians, almost none of it by professional philosophers in our sense, and one of the questions most debated was whether morality could or could not be founded on “an independent bottom”, that is, on a basis other than that provided by revealed religion. This was a many-sided question and would be interesting to discuss in the sense or senses in which it was then taken. In a way, I assumed an affirmative (...)
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