The Resource Encyclopedia of ethics, Lawrence C. Becker and Charlotte B. Becker, editors

Encyclopedia of ethics, Lawrence C. Becker and Charlotte B. Becker, editors

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Encyclopedia of ethics
Title
Encyclopedia of ethics
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence C. Becker and Charlotte B. Becker, editors
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revised, expanded and updated edition with contributions by 325 renowned authorities in the field of ethics. All of the original articles have been newly peer-reviewed and revised, bibliographies have been updated throughout, and the overall design of the work has been enhanced for easier access to cross-references and other reference features
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170/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ63
LC item number
.E45 2001eb
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non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Label
Encyclopedia of ethics, Lawrence C. Becker and Charlotte B. Becker, editors
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Adler, Felix (1851-1933)
  • aesthetics
  • Africa
  • agency and disability
  • agent-centered morality
  • agnosticism
  • agricultural ethics
  • Alan Donagan (1925-1991)
  • alienation
  • altruism
  • Abelard, Peter (1079-1142)
  • American moral philosophy
  • amnesty and pardon
  • analogical argument
  • analytic philosophy and ethics
  • anger
  • animals, treatment of
  • Anscombe, G[ertrude] E[lizabeth] M[argaret] (1919-2001)
  • Anselm, Saint (1033-1109)
  • anthropology
  • applied ethics
  • abortion
  • Arendt, Hannah (1906-1975)
  • Aristotelian ethics
  • Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.)
  • atheism
  • Augustine, Saint (354-430)
  • authenticity
  • authority
  • autonomy of ethics
  • autonomy of moral agents
  • Avicenna [Ibn Sīnā] (980-1037)
  • absurd, the
  • Ayer, A[lfred] J[ules] (1910-1989)
  • bad faith
  • Baier, Kurt E.M. (1917- )
  • academic ethics
  • academic freedom
  • action
  • acts and omissions
  • additivity problems
  • biological theory
  • blackmail
  • Bradley, F[rancis] H[erbert] (1846-1924)
  • Brandt, Richard B. (1910-1997)
  • Brentano, Franz Clemens (1838-1917)
  • bribery
  • Buber, [Mordekhai] Martin (1878-1965)
  • Buddha (6th century B.C.E.)
  • Buddhist ethics
  • Burke, Edmund (1729-1797)
  • Balguy, John (1686-1748)
  • business ethics
  • Butler, Joseph (1692-1752)
  • Calvin, John (1509-1564)
  • Cambridge Platonists
  • Camus, Albert (1913-1960)
  • capital punishment
  • care
  • casuistry
  • categorical and hypothetical imperatives
  • causation and responsibility
  • bargaining
  • censorship
  • character
  • charity
  • Charles, Darwin (1809-1882)
  • cheating
  • children and ethical theory
  • China
  • Christian ethics
  • Chu, Hsi (1130-1200)
  • Chuang, Tzu (fourth century B.C.E.) (1509-1564)
  • Barry, Brian (M.)
  • Beccaria, Cesare [Bonesana] Marchesi di (1738-1794)
  • beneficence
  • benevolence
  • Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832)
  • bioethics
  • coherentism
  • collective responsibility
  • commensurability
  • common good
  • common sense moralists
  • communitarianism
  • comparative ethics
  • competition
  • compromise
  • computers
  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106-43 B.C.E.)
  • Confucian ethics
  • Confucius (fifth-sixth century B.C.E.)
  • conscience
  • consent
  • consequentialism
  • conservation ethics
  • conservatism
  • constructivism
  • contractarianism
  • contracts
  • civic good and virtue
  • conventions
  • cooperation, conflict, and coordination
  • cooperative surplus
  • correctional ethics
  • corruption
  • cosmopolitan ethics
  • cost-benefit analysis
  • courage
  • cradle arguments
  • critical theory
  • civil disobedience
  • cruelty
  • Crusius, Christian August (c.1715-1775)
  • Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688)
  • cultural studies
  • Cumberland, Richard (1632-1718)
  • civil rights and civic duties
  • civility
  • Clarke, Samuel (1675-1729)
  • coercion
  • cognitive science
  • Democritus (c. 460-c. 370 B.C.E.)
  • deontology
  • desert
  • deterrence, threats and retaliation
  • dignity
  • dirty hands
  • discounting the future
  • discrimination
  • double effect
  • duty and obligation
  • Cynics
  • economic analysis
  • economic systems
  • Edmund Husserl, [Gustav Albrecht] (1859-1938)
  • egoism
  • elite, concept of
  • Émile Durkheim (1858-1917)
  • emotion
  • emotivism
  • engineering ethics
  • entitlements
  • Cyrenaics
  • environmental ethics
  • envy
  • Epictetus (c. 55 -- c. 135)
  • Epicureanism
  • Epicurus (341-270 B.C.E.)
  • equality
  • ethics and morality
  • etiquette
  • eudaimonia, eudaimonism
  • euthanasia
  • David, Hume (1711-1776)
  • evil
  • evolution
  • excellence
  • excuses
  • existential ethics
  • exploitation
  • externalism and internalism
  • fairness
  • family
  • Fārābī, al- (870-950)
  • de Beauvoir, Simone (1908-1986)
  • death
  • deceit
  • deliberation and choice
  • democracy
  • John, Duns Scotus (c. 1266-1308)
  • Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)
  • journalism
  • justice, circumstances of
  • justice, distributive
  • justice, rectificatory
  • Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804)
  • Kantian ethics
  • karma
  • Kierkegaard, Søren [Aabye] (1813-1855)
  • Jainism
  • killing and letting die
  • King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929-1968)
  • land ethics
  • Lao Tzu (dates uncertain)
  • legal ethics
  • legal philosophy
  • legitimacy
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716)
  • Leopold, Aldo (1887-1948)
  • lesbian ethics
  • James Mill (1773-1836)
  • Levinas, Emmanuel (1906-1995)
  • Lewis, Clarence Irving (1883-1964)
  • liberalism
  • libertarianism
  • liberty
  • liberty, economic
  • library and information professions
  • life and death
  • James, William (1842-1910)
  • Japan
  • Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
  • Jesus of Nazareth (c. 4 B.C.E.--C.E. 27)
  • Jewish ethics
  • John Dewey (1859-1952)
  • Schopenhauer, Arthur (1788-1860)
  • Schweitzer, Albert (1875-1965)
  • secrecy and confidentiality
  • self and social self
  • self-control
  • self-deception
  • self-defense
  • self-esteem
  • self-knowledge
  • self-ownership
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778)
  • self-respect
  • Seneca, Lucius Annaeus ["the Younger"] (c. 4 B.C.E.-65 C.E.)
  • sexual abuse and harassment
  • sexuality and sexual ethics
  • Shaftesbury, [Anthony Ashley Cooper] 3rd Earl of (1671-1713)
  • Shī'ism
  • Sidgwick, Henry (1838-1900)
  • Singer, Marcus G. (1926- )
  • situation ethics
  • skepticism in ancient ethics
  • Royce, Josiah (1855-1916)
  • skepticism in ethics
  • slavery
  • slippery slope arguments
  • Russell, Bertrand [Arthur William] (1872-1970)
  • Santayana, George (1863-1952)
  • Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980)
  • Scheler, Max [Ferdinand] (1874-1928)
  • Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von (1775-1854)
  • Schiller, [Johann Christoph] Friedrich von (1759-1805)
  • Spencer, Herbert (1820-1903)
  • Spinoza, Baruch de (1632-1677)
  • sport
  • Stael, Madame de (1766-1817)
  • stakeholder analysis
  • Stevenson, Charles L[eslie] (1908-1979)
  • Stewart, Dugald (1753-1828)
  • Stoicism
  • strategic interaction
  • Suarez, Francisco (1548-1617)
  • Smith, Adam (1723-1790)
  • subjectivism
  • suicide
  • Sunnīsm
  • supererogation
  • sympathy
  • Taoist Ethics
  • Taylor, Charles (1931- )
  • Technology
  • Technology and Nature
  • Teleological Ethics
  • social and political philosophy
  • Temperance
  • Terrorism
  • Theism
  • Theological Ethics
  • Theory and Practice
  • Thomas, Aquinas Saint (1225-1274)
  • Thomas, Hobbes (1588-1679)
  • Thomasius, Christian (1655-1728)
  • Thomson, Judith Jarvis (1929- )
  • Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)
  • social contract
  • Toleration
  • Torture
  • Tragedy
  • social psychology
  • sociology
  • Socrates (c. 470-399 B.C.E.)
  • Sophists
  • Soviet Ethical Theory
  • virtue ethics
  • virtues
  • Vitoria, Francisco de (1486-1546)
  • Voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet de] (1694-1778)
  • voluntarism
  • voluntary acts
  • Walzer, Michael (1935- )
  • Wang Yang-ming (1472-1529)
  • War and Peace
  • Weakness of Will
  • Transcendentalism
  • Weber, Max (1864-1920)
  • Weil, Simone (1909-1943)
  • Welfare Rights and Social Policy
  • Westermarck, Edward [Alexander] (1862-1939)
  • Whewell, William (1794-1866)
  • Wickedness
  • William of Ockham (c. 1285-1347)
  • Williams, Bernard (Arthur Owen) (1929- )
  • Wisdom
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig [Josef Johann] (1889-1951)
  • Trust
  • Wittgensteinian ethics
  • Wolff, Christian (1679-1754)
  • Wollaston, William (1660-1724)
  • Wollstonecraft, [Godwin] Mary (1759-1797)
  • Women Moral Philosophers
  • Work
  • Tufts, James Hayden (1862-1942)
  • Universalizability
  • Utilitarianism
  • value, concept of
  • value, theory of
  • violence and non-violence
  • forgery
  • forgiveness
  • formalism
  • forms of consciousness
  • Foucault, Michel (1926-1984)
  • Francis, Hutcheson (1694-1746)
  • Francois, Fenelon (1651-1715)
  • Frankena, KlaasWilliam (1908-1994)
  • Frederick, Engels (1820-1895)
  • free will
  • fate and fatalism
  • freedom and determinism
  • freedom of the press
  • Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)
  • friendship
  • Fuller, Lon Luvois (1902-1978)
  • future generations
  • Gadamer, Hans-Georg (1900- )
  • game theory
  • Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand (1869-1948)
  • Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655)
  • feminist ethics
  • gay ethics
  • generosity
  • genetic engineering
  • genocide
  • G[eorge] E[dward] Moore (1873-1958)
  • Gert, Bernard (1934- )
  • Gewirth, Alan (1912- )
  • Godwin, William (1756-1836)
  • golden rule
  • good, theories of the
  • Fichte, Gottlieb Johann (1762-1814)
  • fidelity
  • fiduciary relationships
  • final good
  • fittingness
  • Foot, Philippa (1920- )
  • Hare, M[ervyn]R[ichard] (1919- )
  • harm and offense
  • Hart, H.L.A. (Herbert Lionel Adolphus) (1907-1992)
  • Hartmann, Nicolai (1882-1950)
  • hate
  • hedonism
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich (1770-1831)
  • Heidegger, Martin (1889-1976)
  • Hindu ethics
  • historiography
  • government, ethics in
  • history of Western ethics
  • history of Western ethics: 01. Presocratic Greek
  • history of Western ethics: 02. Classical Greek
  • history of Western ethics: 03. Hellenistic
  • history of Western ethics: 04. Roman
  • history of Western ethics: 05. Early Medieval
  • history of Western ethics: 06. Later Medieval
  • history of Western ethics: 07. Renaissance
  • history of Western ethics: 08. seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • gratitude
  • Green, Thomas Hill (1836-1882)
  • Grotius, Hugo [or, Huig de Groot] (1583-1645)
  • groups, moral status of
  • guilt and shame
  • Habermas, Jürgen (1929- )
  • happiness
  • honor
  • hope
  • Hsün Tzu third century B.C.E.)
  • human rights
  • humanism
  • humility
  • hypocrisy
  • Ibn Tufayl (1110-1185)
  • ideal observer
  • idealist ethics
  • history of Western ethics: 09. nineteenth-century British
  • idealized agents
  • immoralism
  • impartiality
  • India
  • individualism
  • inequality
  • infanticide
  • innocence
  • institutions
  • integrity
  • history of Western ethics: 10. nineteenth-century Continental
  • intention
  • interests
  • international justice: conflict
  • international justice: distribution
  • intransitivity
  • intuitionism
  • Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)
  • Islam
  • Islamic business ethics
  • Islamic ethics
  • history of Western ethics: 11. twentieth-century Continental
  • Islamic medical ethics
  • history of Western ethics: 12. twentieth-century Anglo-American
  • Holbach, Paul Henri Thiry, baron d' (1723-1789)
  • Holocaust
  • homicide
  • homosexuality
  • Ludwig Feuerbach [Andreas] (1804-1872)
  • Luther, Martin (1483-1546)
  • MacIntyre, Alasdair C (1926- )
  • Malebranche, Nicolas (1638-1715)
  • Mandeville, Bernard (1670-1733)
  • Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Emperor of Rome (121-180)
  • Marx, Karl [Heinrich] (1818-1883)
  • Marxism
  • mass media
  • materialism
  • life, meaning of
  • Mead, George Herbert (1863-1931)
  • medical ethics
  • medical ethics, historical
  • Mencius (c. 371 -c. 289 B.C.E.)
  • mercy
  • merit and desert
  • metaethics
  • metaphysics and epistemology
  • military ethics
  • Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873)
  • life, right to
  • Mo Tzu (fourth century B.C.E.)
  • Montaigne, Michel [Eyquem] de (1533-1592)
  • Montesquieu [Charles-Louis de Secondat] baron de (1689-1755)
  • moral absolutes
  • literature and ethics
  • Locke, John (1632-1704)
  • logic and ethics
  • love
  • loyalty
  • Lucretius, [Titus Lucretius Carus] (c. 95-c. 55 B.C.E.)
  • moral pluralism
  • moral point of view
  • moral psychology
  • moral purity
  • moral realism
  • moral reasoning
  • moral relativism
  • moral rules
  • moral saints
  • moral sense theorists
  • moral attention
  • moral terms
  • mortality
  • Moses Maimonides (1138-1204)
  • motives
  • multiculturalism
  • Murphy, Arthur Edward (1901-1962)
  • mysticism
  • Nāgārjuna (c. 113-213)
  • narrative ethics
  • natural law
  • moral community, boundaries of
  • naturalism
  • naturalistic fallacy
  • nature and ethics
  • needs
  • negligence
  • neo-Kantian ethics
  • neo-Stoicism
  • neutral principles
  • Niccolò Machiavelli [di Bernardo dei] (1469-1527)
  • nihilism
  • moral development
  • norms
  • Nozick, Robert (1938- )
  • nuclear ethics
  • nursing ethics
  • Obedience to Law
  • Objectivism
  • Oppression
  • Organic Unity
  • Ought Implies can
  • pacifism
  • moral dilemmas
  • moral education
  • moral imagination
  • moral luck
  • moral perception
  • Peirce, C[harles] S[anders] (1839-1914)
  • perfectionism
  • Perry, R[alph] B[arton] 1876-1957)
  • person, concept of
  • personal relationships
  • persuasive definition
  • phenomenology
  • philosophical anthropology
  • philosophy of religion
  • phronesis
  • pain and suffering
  • plagiarism
  • Plato (c. 430-347 B.C.E.)
  • pleasure
  • Plotinus 205-270)
  • police ethics
  • political correctness
  • political systems, evaluation of
  • pornography
  • possibilism
  • postmodernism
  • Paine, Thomas [Tom] (1737-1809)
  • power
  • practical reason[ing]
  • practical wisdom
  • pragmatism
  • praxis
  • precedent
  • prescriptivism
  • Price, Richard (1723-1791)
  • Prichard, H.A. (Harold Arthur) (1871-1947)
  • pride
  • Paley, [variant: Payley] William (1743-1805)
  • principlism
  • privacy
  • professional ethics
  • promises
  • property
  • partiality
  • Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662)
  • Passion
  • paternalism
  • Paul, the Apostle, Saint (C.E.5-67?)
  • public policy
  • public policy analysis
  • Pufendorf, Samuel Freiherr von (1632-1694)
  • punishment
  • puritanism
  • Racism and Related Issues
  • Racism, Concepts Of
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
  • Rand, Ayn (1905-1982)
  • Rape
  • proportionality
  • Rational Choice
  • Rationality vs. Reasonableness
  • Rawls, John (1921- )
  • reason[ing]
  • Reasons for Action
  • Reciprocity
  • Reflective Equilibrium
  • Reid, Thomas (1710-1796)
  • Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971)
  • Religion
  • Protagoras of Abdera (c. 490-c. 421 B.C.E.)
  • René Descartes (1596-1650)
  • Reproductive Technologies
  • Resentment
  • Responsibility
  • Revenge
  • Revolution
  • Ricoeur, Paul (1913- )
  • Right, Concepts of
  • Right Holders
  • Rights
  • prudence
  • Risk
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Aversion
  • Ronald Dworkin (1931- )
  • Ross, W[illiam] D[avid] (1877-1971)
  • psychoanalysis
  • psychology
  • public and private morality
  • public goods
  • public health policy
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2nd ed
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1 online resource (3 volumes (xxxv, 1977 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849722995
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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