Moral+philosopher

  • 1 The Moral Philosopher and the Moral Life — was an essay by the philosopher William James, which he first delivered as a lecture to the Yale Philosophical Club, in 1891. It was later included in the collection, The Will to Believe and other Essays in Popular Philosophy. James essay… …

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  • 2 philosopher — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ distinguished, eminent, famous, great, important, leading, prominent ▪ the great philosophers of ancient Greece ▪ …

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  • 3 moral luck — (MOHR.ul luk) n. The principle that the perceived morality of a person s actions sometimes depends on luck or chance. Example Citation: Kant sought to make morality as pure and disconnected as possible from the vagaries of circumstance and… …

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  • 4 moral philosophy — /mɒrəl fəˈlɒsəfi/ (say moruhl fuh losuhfee) noun the practical application of ethics. –moral philosopher, noun …

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  • 5 Moral psychology — is a field of study in both philosophy and psychology. Some use the term moral psychology relatively narrowly to refer to the study of moral development.[1] However, others tend to use the term more broadly to include any topics at the… …

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  • 6 Moral reasoning — is a study in psychology that overlaps with moral philosophy. It is also called moral development. Prominent contributors to theory include Lawrence Kohlberg and Elliot Turiel. The term is sometimes used in a different sense: reasoning under… …

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  • 7 Moral certainty — is a concept of intuitive probability. It means a very high degree of probability, sufficient for action, but short of absolute or mathematical certainty. The concept stems from a statement in Aristotle s Nicomachean Ethics that one must be… …

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  • 8 Moral relativism — For other uses, see Relativism Moral relativism may be any of several descriptive, meta ethical, or normative positions. Each of them is concerned with the differences in moral judgments across different people and cultures: Descriptive… …

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  • 9 Moral status of animals in the ancient world — The 21st century debates about animal welfare and animal rights can be traced back to the ancient world. The idea that the use of animals by humans for food, clothing, entertainment, and as research subjects is morally acceptable, springs mainly… …

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  • 10 Moral influence theory of atonement — Part of a series on Atonement in Christianity Moral influence Recapitulation Substitutionary …

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  • 11 Moral responsibility — For other types of responsibility, see Responsibility (disambiguation). Part of a series on Freedom …

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  • 12 Moral Equivalent of War speech (Carter) — President Jimmy Carter s Moral Equivalent of War Speech was a speech in which United States President Jimmy Carter addressed the United States on April 17, 1977. It is notable because he compared the energy crisis with the moral equivalent of war …

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  • 13 Moral credential — An individual s track record as a good egalitarian individual can establish an unconscious ethical certification, endorsement, or license within that individual and this will increase their likelihood of making less egalitarian decisions later.… …

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  • 14 philosopher */ — UK [fɪˈlɒsəfə(r)] / US [fɪˈlɑsəfər] noun [countable] Word forms philosopher : singular philosopher plural philosophers someone who studies and tries to explain the meaning of things such as life, knowledge, or beliefs moral philosophers a… …

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  • 15 moral — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 practical lesson VERB + MORAL ▪ draw ▪ There are clear morals to be drawn from the failure of these companies. PREPOSITION ▪ moral to ▪ …

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  • 16 philosopher — phi|los|o|pher [ fı lasəfər ] noun count * someone who studies and tries to explain the meaning of things such as life, knowledge, or beliefs: moral philosophers a philosopher of science …

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  • 17 Socrates and the beginnings of moral philosophy — Hugh H.Benson INTRODUCTION Cicero in Tusculan Disputations famously tells us that Socrates first called philosophy down from the sky, set it in cities and even introduced it into homes, and compelled it to consider life and morals, good and evil …

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  • 18 Paul Edwards (philosopher) — Paul Edwards, born Paul Eisenstein, (September 2 1923 December 9 2004) was an Austrian American moral philosopher.Life and careerEdwards was born in Vienna in 1923 to assimilated Jewish parents, [ [http://wasm.us/Edwards%20Obit.pdf Edwards… …

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  • 19 Don Marquis (philosopher) — This article is about the American moral philosopher Don Marquis. For the humorist and journalist, see Don Marquis. Don Marquis (born 1935) is an American philosopher whose main academic interests are in ethics and medical ethics. Marquis is… …

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  • 20 Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club — Moral Sciences Club The club has met at St John s College since 1998. Founded First recorded meeting 19 October 1878 at Trinity Location University of Cambridge …

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