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Ethics A–Z

Jonathan Jacobs


Jacobs introduces the issues, language, concepts and positions central to ethical theorizing. Entries range from antiquity to the present and basic to advance. Cross-referencing allows readers to explore topics in depth. Items explain complex issues of normative ethics, metaethics and moral psychology in non-technical language.


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About the Author

Jonathan Jacobs is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institure for Criminal Justice Ethics at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York. He is the author of Aristotle's Virtues: Nature, Knowledge, and Human Good (Lang, 2003), Dimensions of Moral Theory (Blackwell, 2002), Choosing Character: Responsibility for Virtue and Vice (Cornell University Press, 2001).

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