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On What We Owe to Each Other

On What We Owe to Each Other

Philip Stratton-Lake (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-11921-4

Jun 2004

152 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$41.95

Description

Five leading moral philosophers assess various aspects of T.M. Scanlon’s moral theory as laid out in his seminal work, What We Owe to Each Other.

  • An assessment of T.M. Scanlon’s seminal work What We Owe to Each Other.

  • Written by five leading moral philosophers.

  • Contributes to debates initiated by Scanlon on value theory, normative ethics, and metaethics.

  • Includes a response by T.M. Scanlon in which he clarifies and develops his views.
Introduction.

1. Constructivism vs. Contractualism. (Onora O’Neill).

2. Scanlon on Well-Being. (Jonathan Wolff).

3. Numbers, With and Without Contractualism. (Joseph Raz).

4. Justifiability to Each Person. (Derek Parfit).

5. The Limits of Moral Constructivism. (Mark Timmons).

6. Replies. (T. M. Scanlon).

Index.


  • An assessment of T.M. Scanlon’s seminal work What We Owe to Each Other.
  • Written by five leading moral philosophers.
  • Contributes to debates initiated by Scanlon on value theory, normative ethics, and metaethics.
  • Includes a response by T.M. Scanlon in which he clarifies and develops his views.