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Title The Roots of ethics : science, religion and values / edited by Daniel Callahan and H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr
Published London : Plenum, 1981


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Description xiii, 450 pages
Series Hastings Center series in ethics.
Contents Part I. The foundations of ethics -- A crisis in moral philosophy : why is the search for the foundations of ethics so frustrating? / Alasdair MacIntyre -- Commentary -- Ethics, foundations, and science : response to Alasdair MacIntyre / Gerald Dworkin ---- Moral autonomy / Gerald Dworkin -- The concept of responsibility : an inquiry into the foundations of an ethics for our age / Hans Jonas -- From system to story : an alternative pattern for rationality in ethics / David Burrell and Stanley Hauerwas -- Part II. Religion and the foundations of ethics -- Can medicine dispense with a theological perspective on human nature? / Alasdair MacIntyre -- Commentary -- Kant's moral theology or a religious ethics / Paul Ramsey -- Commentary -- A rejoinder to a rejoinder / Alasdair MacIntyre -- Theology and ethics : an interpretation of the agenda / James M. Gustafson -- Commentary -- Response to James M. Gustafson / Hans Jonas -- Commentary -- Rejoinder to Hans Jonas / James M. Gustafson -- Part III. Science, ethics, and values -- The moral psychology of science / Stephen Toulmin -- The poverty of scientism and the promise of structuralist ethics / Gunther S. Stent -- Natural selection and societal laws / Richard D. Alexander -- Evolution, social behavior, and ethics / Richard D. Alexander -- Attitudes toward eugenics in Germany and Soviet Russia in the 1920's : an examination of science and values / Loren R. Graham -- Part IV. Knowing and valuing -- Are science and ethics compatible? / John Ladd -- How can we reconnect the sciences with the foundations of ethics? / Stephen Toulmin -- Commentary -- The multiple connections between science and ethics : response to Stephen Toulmin / Loren R. Graham
Analysis Ethics
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethics.
Religion and ethics.
Science -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Science -- ethics.
Social Values.
Genre/Form Essays.
Author Callahan, Daniel, 1930-
Engelhardt, H. Tristram (Hugo Tristram), Jr., 1941-
LC no. 82104515
ISBN 0306407965