Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics

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Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics aims to provide, on an annual basis, some of the best contemporary work in the field of normative ethical theory. Each volume features new essays that contribute to an understanding of a wide range of issues and positions in normative ethical theory, and represents a sampling of recent developments in this field. This second volume includes contributions by Robert Audi, Christian Coons, Julia Driver, William J. Fitzpatrick, Thomas Hurka, Esther Shubert, Daniel Jacobson, Elinor Mason, Michael Nelson, Luke Robinson, Jacob Ross, Andrew Sepielli, and Cynthia A. Stark. The topics discussed include: Kantian intuitionism, welfarism, the objective standard of good, intention, permissibility and double effect, moral dumbfounding and moral stupidity, coercion and integrity, practical reason and morality, atomism, subjective normativity and action guidance, and Rawlsian self-respect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages352
ISBN (Electronic)9780191745195
ISBN (Print)9780199662951
StatePublished - Jan 24 2013


  • Atomism
  • Coercion and integrity, practical reason and morality
  • Intention
  • Kantian intuitionism
  • Moral dumbfounding and moral stupidity
  • Permissibility and double effect
  • Rawlsian self-respect
  • Subjective normativity and action guidance
  • The objective standard of good
  • Welfarism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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