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The Ethical Project by Philip Kitcher

Title The Ethical Project
Author Philip Kitcher
Publisher
Release 2014-03-01
Category Philosophy
Total Pages 422
ISBN 9780674284289
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Instead of conceiving ethical commands as divine revelations or as the discoveries of brilliant thinkers, we should see our ethical practices as evolving over tens of thousands of years, as members of our species have worked out how to live together and prosper. Here, Kitcher elaborates his radical vision of this millennia-long ethical project.

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Principles of right and wrong guide the lives of almost all human beings, but we often see them as external to ourselves, outside our own control. In a revolutionary approach to the problems of moral philosophy, Philip Kitcher makes a provocative proposal: Instead of conceiving ethical commands as divine revelations