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Part I The Moral System

Bernard Gert

in Common Morality

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195173710
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199785926 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195173716.003.0002
 Part I The Moral System

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Part I describes the moral system, including the moral rules, moral ideals, morally relevant features, and the two-step procedure for determining when a violation of a moral rules is strongly justified, weakly justified, or unjustified. It includes a list of the ten justified moral rules. An account of the moral virtues and vices is provided, and their relation to the moral system is shown.

Keywords: moral system; moral rules; moral ideals; violations; punishment; virtues; vices

Chapter.  19789 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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