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Moral differences : truth, justice and conscience in a world of conflict / Richard W. Miller.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, c1992.ISBN:
  • 0691074097
  • 0691020922
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 170 20
Contents:
Ch. 1. Reason and Rightness. The Mixed Verdict. Moral Divides. The Tiv. Differences with Aristotle. Moral Learning and Moral Development. Self-Sustaining Frameworks -- Ch. 2. Moral Truth. Some Attacks on Moral Truth. The Normality of Moral Inquiry. Detecting Moral Truth. Insightful Origins. Expanding Detection. The Anxiety of Reference. The Unimportance and Importance of Moral Truth -- Ch. 3. Limitless Dissent. Nihilist Resources. The Coherence of Nihilism. Desire, Belief, and Truth. Truth without Pictures. Isn't It Dogmatic? -- Ch. 4. The Obstacles of Content. Positivism. Three Aspects of Content. Functionalism, Meaning and Witchcraft. Content and Analyticity. "The Causal Theory of Reference" Causality and Moral Reference. Detection and Charity -- Ch. 5. Meaningful Projects. Communication and Content. A Nautical Illustration. Natural Kinds and Social Needs. Beyond Communication. Judging the Mixed Verdict. Morality and Science -- Ch. 6. Justice as Social Freedom. Justice and Truth. "Inheritance" The Cooperative Goal. Justice and Discrimination. Entitlement. Good Fences and Good Neighbors. Justice for Termites? The Hobbesian Interpretation. The Great Divide. Some Comparisons. Utilitarianism -- Ch. 7. Inequalities. Inheritance. Unequal Outcomes. The Process of Inequality. A Genetics of Earnings? Uncertainty and Justice. Opportunity Gaps. Who Is Worst Off? The Importance of Starts. Beyond Inheritance. Gauthier's Markets. A Minimal Case for Capitalism. Harder Choices -- Ch. 8. The Scope of Justice. Two Routes to Liberty. Where the Numbers Count. Persuasion, Coercion and Community. A World of Injustice -- Ch. 9. Moral Burdens. The New Mixed Verdict. Reasonable Wrongdoing. Reasonable Rightness -- Ch. 10. Normal Morality. "Impartial Morality" The Detachment of Consequentialism. The Agent-Centered Prerogative. Don't Be Unreasonable. Normal Responsibility. Persons and Their Rules. Vindicated Burdens -- Ch. 11. Living As One Should. Moralistic Ideals. Moral Ideals. The Adequacy of Morality. Back to the Present.
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Ch. 1. Reason and Rightness. The Mixed Verdict. Moral Divides. The Tiv. Differences with Aristotle. Moral Learning and Moral Development. Self-Sustaining Frameworks -- Ch. 2. Moral Truth. Some Attacks on Moral Truth. The Normality of Moral Inquiry. Detecting Moral Truth. Insightful Origins. Expanding Detection. The Anxiety of Reference. The Unimportance and Importance of Moral Truth -- Ch. 3. Limitless Dissent. Nihilist Resources. The Coherence of Nihilism. Desire, Belief, and Truth. Truth without Pictures. Isn't It Dogmatic? -- Ch. 4. The Obstacles of Content. Positivism. Three Aspects of Content. Functionalism, Meaning and Witchcraft. Content and Analyticity. "The Causal Theory of Reference" Causality and Moral Reference. Detection and Charity -- Ch. 5. Meaningful Projects. Communication and Content. A Nautical Illustration. Natural Kinds and Social Needs. Beyond Communication. Judging the Mixed Verdict. Morality and Science -- Ch. 6. Justice as Social Freedom. Justice and Truth. "Inheritance" The Cooperative Goal. Justice and Discrimination. Entitlement. Good Fences and Good Neighbors. Justice for Termites? The Hobbesian Interpretation. The Great Divide. Some Comparisons. Utilitarianism -- Ch. 7. Inequalities. Inheritance. Unequal Outcomes. The Process of Inequality. A Genetics of Earnings? Uncertainty and Justice. Opportunity Gaps. Who Is Worst Off? The Importance of Starts. Beyond Inheritance. Gauthier's Markets. A Minimal Case for Capitalism. Harder Choices -- Ch. 8. The Scope of Justice. Two Routes to Liberty. Where the Numbers Count. Persuasion, Coercion and Community. A World of Injustice -- Ch. 9. Moral Burdens. The New Mixed Verdict. Reasonable Wrongdoing. Reasonable Rightness -- Ch. 10. Normal Morality. "Impartial Morality" The Detachment of Consequentialism. The Agent-Centered Prerogative. Don't Be Unreasonable. Normal Responsibility. Persons and Their Rules. Vindicated Burdens -- Ch. 11. Living As One Should. Moralistic Ideals. Moral Ideals. The Adequacy of Morality. Back to the Present.