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Simon Blackburn
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • <b>Seven Threats to Ethics</b>
  • 1: The Threat of the Death of God
  • 2: The Threat of Relativism
  • 3: The Threat of Egoism
  • 4: The Threat from Evolutionary Theory
  • 5: The Threat of Determinism and Futility
  • 6: The Threat of Unreasonable Demands
  • 7: The Threat of False Consciousness
  • <b>Some Ethical Ideas</b>
  • 8: Birth
  • 9: Death
  • 10: Desire and the Meaning of Life
  • 11: Pleasure
  • 12: The Greatest Happiness of the Greatest Number
  • 13: Freedom from the Bad
  • 14: Freedom and Paternalism
  • 15: Rights and Natural Rights
  • <b>Foundations?</b>
  • 16: Reasons and Foundations
  • 17: Living Well and Doing Good
  • 18: The Categorical Imperative
  • 19: Contracts and Discourse
  • 20: The Common Point of View
  • 21: Confidence Restored
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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