9780800630928

Consequences : Morality, Ethics, and the Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800630928

  • ISBN10:

    0800630920

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub

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Summary

Brings people with serious moral disagreements into constructive conversation.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Foreword--Moral Behavior and Christian Faith: Disjunctions 1(17)
1. Behavior and Believing
1(7)
2. Morality, Humanity, and Christianity
8(4)
3. Questions about "Christian Ethics"
12(6)
Part 1. The Institution of Morality 18(30)
4. Morality as Social Institutions
18(7)
5. Morality and Other Social Institutions
25(6)
6. Questions about the "Non-moral"
31(6)
7. Degrees of Moral Density
37(5)
8. Coming to Moral Disagreement
42(6)
Part 2. The Discipline of Ethics 48(50)
9. Morality and Ethics
48(6)
10. The Importance of Methodological Clarity
54(5)
11. Deontology and Universal Moral Obligations
59(8)
12. Situationism and Appropriate Actions
67(9)
13. Teleology and the Common Good
76(7)
14. Character Ethics and the Virtues
83(8)
15. Making Methodological Commitments
91(7)
Part 3. The Calculation of Consequences 98(44)
16. Considering Consequentialism
98(9)
17. Consequentialism and Practical Wisdom
107(7)
18. A Unified Field Theory of Ethics
114(7)
19. Calculating Probable Outcomes
121(9)
20. Jesus Christ and the Future of God's Creation
130(5)
21. The Use of Exceptionless Imperatives
135(7)
Afterword--Christian Faith and Moral Behavior: Connections 142(19)
22. Believing and Behaving
142(7)
23. Moral Directions and Action Directives
149(7)
24. Civil Conversation about Serious Disagreements
156(5)
Notes 161(9)
Index 170

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