Explaining the Reasons We Share: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 1

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Normative ethical theories generally purport to be explanatory-to tell us not just what is good, or what conduct is right, but why. Drawing on both historical and contemporary approaches, Mark Schroeder offers a distinctive picture of how such explanations must work, and of the specific commitments that they incur. According to Schroeder, explanatory moral theories can be perfectly general only if they are reductive, offering accounts of what it is for something to be good, right, or what someone ought to do. So ambitious, ...

Explaining the Reasons We Share: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 1 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198713807

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