Objective Prescriptions, and Other Essays

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CONTENTS
1. Objective Prescriptions1
2. Prescriptivism19
3. Some Subatomic Particles of Logic28
4. Imperatives, Prescriptions, and their Logic43
5. Philosophy and Conflict55
6. A New Kind of Ethical Naturalism?67
7. Philippa Foot on Subjectivism87
8. Internalism and Externalism in Ethics96
9. Weakness of the Will109
10. Foundationalism and Coherentism in Ethics115
11. Preferences of Possible People126
12. Methods of Bioethics: Some Defective Proposals132
13. A Utilitarian Approach to Ethics151
14. Is Medical Ethics Lost?164
15. Loyalty and Obedience168
16. Why Racism is an Evil179
17. The Ethics of Medical Involvement in Torture186
18. One Philosopher's Approach to Business and Professional Ethics192
19. What are Cities For? The Ethics of Urban Planning201
References and Bibliography217
Index225

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