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Needs and Moral Necessity

By Soran Reader

Routledge – 2007 – 10 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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Description

Needs and Moral Necessity analyses ethics as a practice, explains why we have three moral theory-types, consequentialism, deontology and virtue ethics, and argues for a fourth needs-based theory.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. What Ethics Is 3. Ethics as a Practice 4. Meeting Patients’ Needs 5. The Moral Demandingness of Needs 6. Objections 7. Consequentialism 8. Deontology 9. Virtue Ethics

Author Bio

Soran Reader is Lecturer in Philosophy at Durham University and is editor of The Philosophy of Need (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

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Description: By Soran Reader. Needs and Moral Necessity analyses ethics as a practice, explains why we have three moral theory-types, consequentialism, deontology and virtue ethics, and argues for a fourth needs-based...
Categories: Ethics Philosophy, Moral Theory