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Moral knowledge by Oliver Adolph Johnson

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff in Hague .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Oliver A. Johnson.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 172 p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23314794M

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The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge is a unique contribution to the literature on the history of ethics and social morality. Its review of historical work on moral knowledge covers a wide range of thinkers including T.H Green, G.E Moore, Charles L. Stevenson, John Rawls, and Alasdair MacIntyre. Jun 10,  · how children acquire moral concepts and become more reliable judges; criticisms of those who would reduce moral knowledge to value-neutral knowledge or attempt to replace moral belief with emotion. Throughout the book Zimmerman argues that our belief in moral knowledge can survive sceptical kilicforklift.com Edition: 1st Edition. Smith’s position is, in itself, quite interesting. I would highly recommend this book as textbook for a course on moral philosophy at any level of university studies. The nature of this book makes it such that it would be useful for a beginner in moral philosophy, and should not be ignored by experts in this domain. To many twenty-first-century ears the phrase "moral knowledge" sounds like an oxymoron. Knowledge is understood to belong in the realm of objective facts and empirical science, while morality is understood to belong in the realm of subjective opinions, values, and feelings -- and never the twain shall meet.