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Moral obligation

H. A. Prichard

Moral obligation

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by H. A. Prichard

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duty

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    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20728478M

    Understood in a third way, the aim of Evans' book is twofold: it is to establish, first, that the DCT is the best account of moral obligation available to fellow theistic philosophers and, second, that those who believe in robust obligation but do not think that God has anything important to do with them should consider the DCT carefully.   The principal aim of this book is to develop and defend an analysis of the concept of moral obligation. What it seeks to do is generate new solutions to a range of philosophical problems concerning obligation and its application. Among these problems are deontic paradoxes, the supersession of Author: Michael J. Zimmerman.

    The moral obligation to be intelligent: selected essays User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Trilling () epitomized the idea of the s New York intellectual. In opposition to the prevailing theories of the New Critics, he adopted a broader approach: the study of the interconnections Read full review5/5(1). moral: [adjective] of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behavior: ethical. expressing or teaching a conception of right behavior. conforming to a standard of right behavior. sanctioned by or operative on one's conscience or ethical judgment. capable of right and wrong action.

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In my view, the book’s greatest weakness is a failure to explore sufficiently detailed real world instances of perceived moral obligation as a basis for subsequent analysis. The single greatest strength of Evans’ theory may be the immediate experience of moral obligation as in the Rabe case with which I Moral obligation book by: Foundations of Moral Obligation Paperback – Janu by Joseph Brennan (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Janu Cited by: 4. To the question ‘What is the basis of moral obligation?’, argues that there is no general answer.

It is improper to imply that all right acts are right for the same reason. Before defending this view, considers two possible grounds for moral obligation: 1) the goodness of the effects of an action, and 2) the goodness of the act itself. What are examples of moral obligation.

Act only according to that maxim whereby you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law. This is the Categorical Imperative (another way of saying obligation) as briefly described by the. As the title suggests, the book takes a deontological (moral obligation) position, and does not deal with axiological (value, goodness) Although it can get somewhat eye-crossing at times with reference to certain arguments, it is, overall, an easy and valuable resource for understanding various theories of morality, particularly Divine Command /5.

Our moral obligation to health during the COVID pandemic. by Liz Theoharis. Ma Ma Potawatomi Christian author Kaitlin Curtice on finding herself and God in new book. Examines four principle questions about moral obligation raised by key philosophers: (1) Plato asks in The Republic ‘Will a man be better off for doing his duty?’; (2) Plato then asks ‘Ought man to do his duty?’; (3) we may also ask ‘What is the criterion of a duty?’; and (4) we may ask ‘What is moral obligation?’ Rejecting the last question as unreal, Prichard then argues.

The theme of the book is that there are universal moral senses among human. Therefore, the notion that everything depends on the culture (culture relativism) is wrong. The book argues this point by looking at some basic components of moral, such as sympathy, fairness, self-control and duty/5.

It will also apply when there are sanctions on the book that are applied, but they are too slight to affect behavior. "Doing the Right Thing: When Moral Obligation Is Enough" [email protected]

It is moral obligation that constitutes his dignity, and he does not become more free if he discards i: on the contrary, he takes a step backward to the level of a machine, of a mere : Shelley Henderson.

But if new information suggests that Facebook has crossed a moral red line, we will all have an obligation to opt out. Matthew Liao (@smatthewliao) Author: S. Matthew Liao. Robert Stern, Understanding Moral Obligation: Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Cambridge University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by C.

Stephen Evans, Baylor University This book is a valuable contribution both to our understanding of late modern philosophy and to the contemporary debate about the status of moral.

BOOK I. Although you, my son Marcus, having listened for a year to Cratippus, and that at Athens, ought to be well versed in the maxims and principles of philosophy, on account of the paramount authority both of the teacher and of the city, — the former being able to enrich you with knowledge; the latter, with examples, — yet, as for my own benefit I have always connected Latin with.

The principal aim of this book is to develop and defend an analysis of the concept of moral obligation. The analysis is neutral regarding competing substantive theories of obligation, whether consequentialist or deontological in character.

What it seeks to do is generate solutions to a range of philosophical problems concerning obligation and Cited by: Our Obligation to Fulfill the Law of Love () While verses focused our attention upon the Christian’s obligation to submit to the powers that be, verses direct our attention to our obligation to men in general.

While our specific obligation to civic officials. God and moral obligation. [C Stephen Evans] -- C. Stephen Evans defends the claim that moral obligations are best understood as divine commands or requirements; hence an important part of morality depends on God.

This book is a painstaking analysis of the moral and philosophical arguments and counterarguments respecting the place of God in. Here are six key types of moral obligations: 1. Obligations to family (kids obligation to parent and parent obligation to kid) 2.

Obligations to friends 3. Obligations based on promises, commitments, and contracts. Obligations related to your w. The purpose of this article is to highlight the history of the Foundations of Moral Obligation elective and to illustrate how it has changed over time—and yet how much it has remained the same The article also will attempt to answer the question of why this elective has remained one of the most popular at theAuthor: Thomas J.

Gibbons. The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent is an influential essay, part of the essay collection The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent, and Other Essays published in by John Erskine, English professor at Columbia University.

The essay was first read before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Amherst College, where Erskine taught before joining Columbia. Author: John Erskine. Reflection and morality / Charles Larmore --Terry Horgan and untying a knot from the inside out --Reflections on the "paradox" of supererogation / Mark Timmons --Subjective rightness / Holly M.

Smith --Underivative duty: Prichard on moral obligation / Thomas Hurka --"But it would be wrong" / Stephen Darwall --Moral obligation, blame, and self. Nevertheless, he argues, nothing in the notion of moral obligation is inconsistent with a notion of God as the source of moral obligations.

This book is a painstaking analysis of the moral and philosophical arguments and counterarguments respecting the place of God in a moral theory. Now that we have a moral obligation to stay inside as much as possible, it's never been more important to find things to do. If we don't, we'll spiral. For instance, would you like to know what I did yesterday?

I Googled "famous people named Steve." There was no reason for it; I just Googled famous Steves and went down the list going "Huh" and "Oh yeah! I forgot about him" to distract myself.Ignorance and Moral Obligation concerns whether and how our ignorance about ourselves and our circumstances affects what our moral obligations and moral rights are.

Michael J. Zimmerman begins by distinguishing three well-established views about the nature of moral obligation: the Objective, Subjective, and Prospective Views.

Some philosophers have attempted to reconcile the three views in.