Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals).
By: Johnston, Paul.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Revivals: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (257 p.).ISBN: 9781317678748.Subject(s): Ethics | Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951 -- InfluenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)DDC classification: 170 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 WITTGENSTEIN, PHILOSOPHY, AND ETHICS; 2 MISUNDERSTANDING HUMAN ACTION (I); 3 MISUNDERSTANDING HUMAN ACTION (II); 4 THE INEFFABILITY OF VALUE; 5 ETHICS AND HUMAN ACTION; 6 ETHICS: A DISTINCTIVE REACTION; 7 TRUTH, RELATIVISM, AND OBJECTIVITY; 8 REASONS AND THE WILL; Conclusion; Appendix: ethics and society; Notes; Abbreviations and bibliography; INDEX
<P>Wittgenstein's philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be 'truth' in ethics, or what the meaning of objectivity might mean in the context of moral deliberation. </P><I><P>Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy</I>, first published in 1989, represents the first serious and rigorous attempt to apply Wittgenstein's method to ethics. The conclusions arrived at differ radically from t
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