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Ethics: Twelve Lectures on the Philosophy of Morality

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Almost every thoughtful person wonders at some time why morality says what it says and how, if at all, it speaks to us. David Wiggins surveys the answers most commonly proposed for such questions--and does so in a way that the thinking reader, increasingly perplexed by the everyday problem of moral philosophy, can follow. His work is thus an introduction to ethics that pre ...more
Hardcover, 393 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Harvard University Press (first published 2006)
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This book completely revamped my understanding of philosophical ethics. It requires concentration and time, but it is more than worth it. If you are interested in the philosophy of morality, you need to read this.
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