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Ethics Updates (Lawrence Hinman, University of San Diego)
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ethics : the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation — Webster See also Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names (Philosophy Pages), Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

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Ethics investigates the questions “What is the best way for people to live?” and “What actions are right or wrong in particular circumstances?” In practice, ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality, by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime. As a field of intellectual enquiry, moral philosophy also is related to the fields of moral psychology, descriptive ethics, and value theory. — Wikipedia (Categories, Index of articles)

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Introduction to Ethics (Academy of Ideas)

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Ethics (Leslie E. Sponsel, Oxford Bibliographies)
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Philosophy 160: Introduction to Ethics (Ben Eggleston, University of Kansas)
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Society for Applied Philosophy
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
British Society for Ethical Theory
American Philosophical Association

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The Journal of Ethics: An International Philosophical Review
Journal of Applied Philosophy
Ethics Journals (Peter King)

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Ethics and Values Studies Program (National Science Foundation)

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The Philosophical Lexicon (Daniel Dennett and Asbjørn Steglich-Petersen)
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Latest Results for The Journal of Ethics The latest content available from Springer

  • The Secret to the Success of the Doctrine of...
    on June 7, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract There are different formulations of the doctrine of double effect (DDE), and sometimes philosophers propose “revisions” or alternatives, like the means principle, for instance. To demonstrate that such principles are needed in the first place, one would have to compare cases in which all else is equal and show that the difference in intuitions, if any, can only be explained by the one remaining difference and thus by the principle in question. This is not […]

  • Moral Responsibility and History: Problems with...
    on May 29, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract This article examines the nonhistoricist higher-order compatibilist theory of moral responsibility devised and defended by Harry G. Frankfurt. Intuitions about certain kinds of cases of moral responsibility cast significant doubt on the wide irrelevancy clause of the nonhistoricist feature of Frankfurt’s theory. It will be argued that, while the questions of the nature and ascription of moral responsibility must be separated in doing moral responsibility theory, […]

  • University Professor Lecture: Near-Death...
    on May 22, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract I argue that we can interpret the stories told by near-death experiences (NDEs) in a naturalistic way. Thus, the profound significance of NDEs need not come from a supernaturalistic conception of them, according to which in an NDE the individual is in touch with a heavenly realm. We can respect the sincerity of NDE reports, but we can capture their meaning in a naturalistic framework. […]

  • Keith Lehrer on Compatibilism
    on May 16, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract Keith Lehrer has been publishing on free will and compatiblism since 1960. Our concern here is to present an account of the development on his work on the subject. […]

  • Indeterministic Choice and Ability
    on April 27, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Abstract The problem of luck is advanced and defended against libertarian theories of responsibility-enabling ability. An outline of an account of ability is articulated to explore some features of the sort of ability moral responsibility requires. The account vindicates the luck objection and suggests a novel puzzle: Libertarianism is structurally barred from answering the problem of luck because responsibility requires, but inherently lacks, an explanation from reason states […]



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