Normative ethics

Normative ethics is the study of general moral theories and principles. Together with metaethics and applied ethics, it is one of the three main branches of moral philosophy.philosophy.

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Alexander, Larry & Michael Moore (2007)Kagan, Shelly (1998) Deontological ethics, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, November 21 (updated 30 October 2020).

Hursthouse, Rosalind & Glen Pettigrove (2016) Virtue ethics, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, December 8 (updated 9 December 2018).

Lazari-Radek, Katarzyna de & Peter Singer (2017) Utilitarianism: A Very Short IntroductionNormative Ethics, Oxford: Oxford UniversityBoulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

MacAskill, William & Darius Meissner (2020) Introduction to utilitarianism, Utilitarianism.

MacAskill, William & Darius Meissner (2020) Consequentialism, in 'Elements and types of utilitarianism', Utilitarianism.

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