Branches of Ethics

 

Sub-Topics

·         Descriptive Ethics

·         Normative Ethics

·         Meta-Ethics

·         Applied Ethics

·         Moral, Immoral, Amoral, and Non-moral

 

Suggested Readings:

 

Hare, R. M. (1952). Prescriptive language The language of morals (pp. 1-16). Oxford: Clarendon Press.

 

Hare, R. M. (1952). Description and evaluation The language of morals (pp. 111-126). Oxford: Clarendon Press.

 

Additional Readings:

 

McCloskey, H. J. (1969). Introductory: Meta-ethics, normative ethics and morality Meta-ethics and normative ethics (pp. 1-8). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands.