A moral obligation
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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

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Statement[by] W. H. Canaway.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C213 Mo, PR6053.A55 Mo
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5328369M
ISBN 100090977904
LC Control Number72181342

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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 Cited by: 4. 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. 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.   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.

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. 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.   But if new information suggests that Facebook has crossed a moral red line, we will all have an obligation to opt out. S. Matthew Liao (@smatthewliao) Author: S. Matthew Liao.   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.

  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] 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 . 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: 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. 4. Obligations related to your w.