Chapter 2. Theories of Ethics

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Stephen L. Darwall

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch2

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Darwall, S. L. (2005) Theories of Ethics, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • theories of ethics;
  • normative ethics;
  • practical ethics;
  • case ethics;
  • normative ethical theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case Ethics

  • Normative Ethical Theory

  • Meta-ethics

  • Contractarianism/Contractualism

  • Consequentialism

  • Deontology

  • Virtue Theory