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The author proposes using the book to initiate a process of dialogue, "to do the ground-work to encourage managers, future managers, and moral philosophers who engage in a dialectical conversation with them to achieve a transformed understanding of the character [of] the manager as a wise steward" (211).
Its articles have been written by a close circle of leading moral philosophers who are united by their interest in English moral philosophy written between 1870 and 1950s.
The main statement of the chapter is that plurality should be the central concern of moral philosophers and that morality has to be understood with respect to multiple rationalities.
The realists among moral philosophers try to show the interaction between morons and ourselves, and fail; while the anti-realists, who believe in mind-dependent morality, exist under the same shadow, for they have to say, bearing the realist camp in mind, that morality is somehow "made up," coming entirely from within.
These are not theoretical posers to be picked apart by chin-stroking moral philosophers.
Most moral philosophers would say that helping the hostages is the right thing to do in this instance, even if doing so also helps the terrorist.
Contemporary moral philosophers, clinicians, and medical historians discuss ethical questions related to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and Alzheimer's disease, and look at how cognitive disability forces us to reexamine the concept of personhood.
Waldo Emerson grew unhappy with both the moral philosophers and
This is devised by moral philosophers Phillipa Foot and J.
Late twentieth century moral philosophers such as Rawls, Brandt, Frankfurt, Nagel and Williams have taken it for granted, and have made use of it to supply metaethical foundations for a wide variety of normative moral theories.
But the general reader should be warned--this is a dense book, with a host of abstruse arguments and analyses of myriad moral philosophers and theologians, as well as of those engaged in the endeavors of evolutionary psychology.
46)--Scott Sandage explores the ways in which nineteenth-century moral philosophers, lawyers, credit reporters, and strivers transformed "failure" from a business condition into "a name for a deficient self, an [achieved] identity in the red" (p.