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Drawing Morals: Essays in Ethical Theory

Thomas Hurka

Abstract

This volume contains chapters on moral and political philosophy. The chapters address a wide variety of topics, from the well-rounded life and the value of playing games to proportionality in war and the ethics of nationalism. They also share a common aim: to illuminate the surprising richness and subtlety of our everyday moral thought by revealing its underlying structure, which they often do by representing that structure on graphs. More specifically, the chapters all give what the first chapter in the volume calls “structural” as against “foundational” analyses of moral views. Eschewing the ... More

Keywords: moral philosophy, political philosophy, moral thought, moral views

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199743094
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743094.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Hurka, author
Jackman Distinguished Professor of Philosophical Studies, University of Toronto