A brisk introduction to the basic problems of ethics, this work consists of sharp, deep answers to foundational questions:
Do legal obligations have moral weight?
Can one act immorally towards oneself?
What is the objective basis of legitimate moral claims?
How do we know right from wrong?
How can there be moral responsibility in a deterministic world?
Rigorous yet approachable, this work is an ideal introduction to analytic ethics and value theory.
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the definitive book for ethicists
it explains everything, the different metaethical systems, the ethical basis of law, the nature of morality and our knowledge thereof, puts other books to shame.
the part where he showed the knowledge of moral truths is knowledge (from a context-specific, egocentric viewpoint) of knowledge of biological truths
yes, his reading of kuczynski book on descartes
yes, the discussion of freedom of the will
utterly comprehensive, better than any philosophy class
the book ethicists should read
yes, clear, beautiful, concise, thorough
the discussion of feminism
the discussion of stalin
that determinism is necessary for freedom
not as good as international law, by same author, but still very good.