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Actual Ethics

by James R. Otteson

  • 125 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Liberty.,
  • Judgment (Ethics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames R. Otteson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .O78 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3415049M
    ISBN 10052186271X, 0521681251
    LC Control Number2005031227

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Actual Ethics is a book that should be a companion Actual Ethics book a well-rounded college education, not only for students but professors as well." Walter E. Williams, George Mason University/5(3). Before reading this book, I had anecdotal and somewhat skeptical understanding of liberalism (or libertarianism, as it is sometimes called).

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The aim of James R. Otteson's Actual Ethics is to articulate and defend 'classical liberalism' as a philosophical doctrine capable of addressing questions concerning politics, ethics, and the good life. According to Otteson, classical liberalism is "founded on principles that almost everyone endorses, implicitly if not explicitly, in everyday life" (ix).

Book Title:Actual Ethics Actual Ethics offers a moral defense of the 'classical liberal' political tradition and applies it to several of today's vexing moral and political issues. James Otteson argues that a Kantian conception of personhood and an Aristotelian conception of.

"Actual Ethics offers a moral defense of the "classical liberal" political tradition and applies it to several of today's vexing moral and political issues. James Otteson argues that a Kantian conception of personhood and an Aristotelian conception of judgment are compatible and even complementary.

The book is a very good indtroduction to a certain type of libertarian ethics. Like Singer's Practical Ethics, this book takes what can be a very complicated and abstruse subject and makes it very accessible. So, as an introduction to ethics (what Otterson intended), the book does a very good job/5.

Actual Ethics offers a moral defense of the 'classical liberal' political tradition and applies it to several of today's vexing moral and political issues. James Otteson argues that a Kantian conception of personhood and Actual Ethics book Aristotelian conception of judgment are compatible and even complementary.

He shows why they are morally attractive, and perhaps most controversially, when combined, they Pages: Actual Ethics offers a moral defense of the 'classical liberal' political tradition and applies it to today's moral and political issues.

Otteson addresses several contemporary problems - wealth, poverty, public education, animal welfare, and affirmative action - showing how each can be plausibly addressed within the Kantian, Aristotelian and classical liberal framework.

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Actual Ethics by James R. Otteson,Cambridge University Press edition, in English Actual Ethics ( edition) | Open LibraryWritten: Book II 1 Virtue, then, being of two kinds, intellectual and moral, intellectual virtue in the main owes both its birth and its growth to teaching (for which reason it requires experience and time), while moral virtue comes about as a result of habit, whence also its name (ethike) is one that is formed by a slight variation from the word ethos.

related or doing conception of ethics is sometimes overlooked today. People often use the word ethics when referring to a collection of actual beliefs and behaviors, thereby using the terms ethics and morals interchangeably.

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