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The Elements of Moral Philosophy with Dictionary of Philosophical Terms

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Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Ethics (General),
  • Coursepacks,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9259468M
    ISBN 10007282574X
    ISBN 109780072825749
    OCLC/WorldCa639179779


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GLOSSARY OF PHILOSOPHICAL TERMS z absolutism The view that there are some types of and certain elements of pragmatism in America. However, the term analytical philosophynow refers to many philosophers who do not subscribe to the exact conceptions of philosophy held by the analysts, logical positivists, or pragmatists.

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Kant claims we can identify the moral law by using reason while other philosophers have argued that we required G-d's guidance to help us identify the moral law. Moral philosophy The branch of philosophy that studies the concepts of right and wrong.

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