10 Moral Paradoxes

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Abstract

Presenting ten diverse and original moral paradoxes, this cutting edge work of philosophical ethics makes a focused, concrete case for the centrality of paradoxes within morality. • Explores what these paradoxes can teach us about morality and the human condition • Considers a broad range of subjects, from familiar topics to rarely posed questions, among them "Fortunate Misfortune", "Beneficial Retirement" and "Preferring Not To Have Been Born" • Asks whether the existence of moral paradox is a good or a bad thing • Presents analytic moral philosophy in a provocative, engaging and entertaining way; posing new questions, proposing possible solutions, and challenging the reader to wrestle with the paradoxes themselves.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Number of pages144
ISBN (Electronic)9780470696606
ISBN (Print)9781405160865
DOIs
StatePublished - 16 Apr 2008

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2007 by Saul Smilansky. All rights reserved.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (all)

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