Review of Robert Kane, 'Ethics and the Quest for Wisdom'

The Journal of Moral Philosophy, Forthcoming

3 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2012  

Daniel Moseley

Duke Universiy; The University of North Carolina

Date Written: March 29, 2012

Abstract

Kane's ambitious and bold book presents a sustained argument for an ethical theory that gives an account of right action and the good life. The general structure of the main argument is presented and specific points are critically discussed.

Keywords: meta-ethics, normative ethics, virtue ethics, the right and the good, moral sphere theory, Robert Kane, deontology, consequentialism, intuitionism, the Ends Principle, John Stuart Mill, Immanuel Kant, wisdom, relativism

Suggested Citation

Moseley, Daniel, Review of Robert Kane, 'Ethics and the Quest for Wisdom' (March 29, 2012). The Journal of Moral Philosophy, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2031674

Daniel D. Moseley (Contact Author)

Duke Universiy ( email )

Durham, NC 27715
United States

The University of North Carolina ( email )

102 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC NC 27514
United States

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