Review of Robert Kane, 'Ethics and the Quest for Wisdom'
The Journal of Moral Philosophy, Forthcoming
3 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Date Written: March 29, 2012
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
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