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Seven threats to ethics

Seven threats to ethics  

Simon Blackburn

in Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775970
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804426.003.0002
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9780192804426
‘Seven threats to ethics’ looks at ideas that destabilize us when we think about standards of choice and conduct: the death of God; relativism; egosim; evolutionary theory; determinism and ... More
3. Three critics of conscience: Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, Freud

3. Three critics of conscience: Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, Freud  

Paul Strohm

in Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777585
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569694.003.0004
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Many religious thinkers of the 18th and 19th centuries promulgated a hopeful view of an accessible and socially beneficial conscience. This overly optimistic view of conscience as a source ... More
2. The secularization of conscience

2. The secularization of conscience  

Paul Strohm

in Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777585
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569694.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199569694
Conscience was emancipated from institutional religion during the era of the Enlightenment and it is often thought this was due to secularization during that time. Paradoxically, it could ... More
Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Conscience: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Strohm

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777585
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569694.001.0001
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book
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9780199569694
Conscience: A Very Short Introduction highlights what the particularly European concept of conscience has meant to successive generations and why it has a reputation as one of ... More

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