Moral Tribes

ISBN 10 : 9781782393382
ISBN 13 : 1782393382

A ground-breaking and ambitious book that promotes a new understanding of morality, one that will help us to solve society's biggest problems. Our brains were designed for tribal l..

Motivational Internalism

ISBN 10 : 9780190266622
ISBN 13 : 0190266627

Motivational internalism-the idea that there is an intrinsic or necessary connection between moral judgment and moral motivation-is a central thesis in a number of metaethical deba..

The Point Of View Of The Universe

ISBN 10 : 9780191022432
ISBN 13 : 0191022438

What does the idea of taking 'the point of view of the universe' tell us about ethics? The great nineteenth-century utilitarian Henry Sidgwick used this metaphor to present what he..

Identified Versus Statistical Lives

ISBN 10 : 9780190217501
ISBN 13 : 0190217502

The identified lives effect describes the fact that people demonstrate a stronger inclination to assist persons and groups identified as at high risk of great harm than those who w..

Shaping Our Selves

ISBN 10 : 9780190211776
ISBN 13 : 0190211776

When bioethicists debate the use of technologies like surgery and pharmacology to shape our selves, they are, ultimately, debating what it means for human beings to flourish. They ..

Outposts Of Hope

ISBN 10 : 9781498200677
ISBN 13 : 1498200672

The original recipients of the Letter of First Peter inhabited a radically different social context from our own. We do not live under Roman imperial rule. Slave labor is not the d..