Offers an introduction to a central topic in philosophy. This book offers an overview of the key terms, concepts, thinkers and major works in the history of this key area of philosophical thought. It is useful to undergraduate students of moral philosophy and to the general reader curious about how philosophy tackles issues relating to morality.
Oskari Kuusela is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, UK. His publications include The Struggle Against Dogmatism: Wittgenstein and the Concept of Philosophy (Harvard UP, 2008), Wittgenstein and his Interpreters (co-edited with Guy Kahane and Edward Kanterian, Blackwell, 2007) and Wittgenstein Handbook, (co-edited with Marie McGinn, Oxford UP, forthcoming).