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eBook The Good Life: Alternatives in Ethics ePub

by Burton F. Porter

  • ISBN: 0023961201
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Burton F. Porter
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co (January 1, 1980)
  • Pages: 224
  • ePub book: 1792 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1823 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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They were called "The Good Life: Alternatives in Ethics.

They were called "The Good Life: Alternatives in Ethics. In a text of approximately 230 pages (exclusive of glossary, notes, and index) Porter discusses relativism, freedom and determinism, hedonism, self-realization, Kantianism, utilitarianism, religious ethics, virtue ethics (with a section on feminist virtue ethics), and existentialist ethics. Along the way he also attempts to present in a nutshell some of the more important ethical concepts found in philosophers as diverse as Plato, Aristotle, Bentham and Mill, Emerson, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, and others.

Porter, Burton Frederick. New York : Ardsley House. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

The Good Life contains an exposition and critique of the various ideals in living that have been advocated by major philosophers and schools of thought

The Good Life contains an exposition and critique of the various ideals in living that have been advocated by major philosophers and schools of thought. In addition, the ethical problems of egoism, determinism, and relativism are explained and evaluated in both their classic Greek form and in the deconstruction of post-modernism.

The Good Life contains an exposition and critique of the various ideals in living that have been advocated by major philosophers and schools of thought.

The first section of the book clears away the obstacles to pursuing ethical understanding – relativism, determinism, and egoism

The Good Life contains an exposition and critique of the various ideals in living that have been advocated by major philosophers and schools of thought. Condition: Very Good.

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The first section of the book clears away the obstacles to pursuing ethical understanding - relativism, determinism, and egoism. Then traditional definitions of the good life are discussed, theories such as hedonism, self-realization, duty, evolutionism, religious ethics, and virtue ethic.

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The Good Life contains an exposition and critique of the various ideals in living that have been advocated by major philosophers and schools of thought. In addition, the ethical problems of egoism, determinism, and relativism are explained and evaluated in both their classic Greek form and in the deconstruction of post-modernism.The ideals that are discussed include hedonism as described by the Cyrenaics and Epicureans, and the Utilitarianism of Bentham and Mill; the naturalistic ethic of the Stoics, the Transcendentalists, the evolutionists, and the back-to-nature movement; the biblical ethic of Judaism and Christianity as well as the Eastern religions of Confucianism and Buddhism; and the Kantian ideal of duty and virtue ethics, including feminist theory. To illuminate various conceptions of the good life, multiple examples are drawn from contemporary life, including the abortion issue, racism, capital punishment, and multiculturalism.