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Author Spence, Edward, 1949-
Title Ethics within reason : a neo-gewirthian approach / Edward H. Spence
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2006
book jacket
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  190.1 S744    AVAILABLE    30580002404536
Descript xiv, 457 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The justification of the theory -- Gewirth's argument for the principle of generic consistency -- Objections to Gewirth's argument -- Positive rights and community -- Agents and persons : the dignity-conferring value of rights -- A reconstruction of Gewirth's argument for the PGC around the concept of self-respect -- The unity of the right and the good : rights, virtues, and sentiments -- The unity of the right and the good -- Conflicts of duties : special obligations -- The resolution of the conflict between self-interest and morality -- Justification, motivation, and compliance -- The conflict between self-interest and morality -- The practical application of the theory : a neo-stoic perspective -- The ethical foundations of professional practice -- The application of the PGC in professional ethics -- The neo-stoicism of Gewirth's rationalist ethics
Subject Gewirth, Alan. Reason and morality
Gewirth, Alan
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