Motive and rightness

This books answers the question: Does the motive of an action ever make a difference to whether that action is morally right or wrong? Sverdlik's answer is yes. He analyses the nature of motives and their relation to normative judgements and intentions, and argues that consequentialism gives th...

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Main Author: Sverdlik, Steven
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This books answers the question: Does the motive of an action ever make a difference to whether that action is morally right or wrong? Sverdlik's answer is yes. He analyses the nature of motives and their relation to normative judgements and intentions, and argues that consequentialism gives the best account of these matters
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191725401