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Altruism and Christian Ethics (New Studies in Christian Ethics)

by Colin Grant

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life & practice,
  • Christian moral & pastoral theology,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Ethics,
  • Christian Church,
  • Ethics (Specific Aspects),
  • Religion,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Religion / Ethics,
  • Christian ethics,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Altruism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7754117M
    ISBN 100521791448
    ISBN 109780521791441

    Ethics deals with what is morally right and wrong. Christian ethics deals with what is morally right and wrong for a Christian. This is a book on Christian ethics. Since Christians base their beliefs on God’s revelation in Scripture, the Bible will be cited as an authority for conclusions drawn here (see chap. 8).File Size: KB. 'This book has much to recommend it as the counterweight to that sizeable literature of anti-Singer polemic by Christians, and it would be useful for students who should be encouraged to move beyond simple polarities in ethical theory.' David Albert Jones Source: Studies in Christian Ethics ' a very good book.

    The best books on effective altruism (and a breakdown of what it is), recommended by one of the leading figures of the movement, Will MacAskill. starting with Practical Ethics by Peter Singer. He is the leading philosophical figure of the movement today. I picked this book because the possibility of us developing human-level artificial. In this book, Stephen J. Pope argues that contemporary scientifically-based theories of the evolution of altruism provide important insights into one of the fundamental moral problems of Christian ethics, the natural basis of love and its ordering.

    Separated from its anchorage in religion, ethics has followed the social sciences in seeing human beings as fundamentally characterized by self-interest, so that altruism is Buy the book: $ used (96% off) $ new . Shop for Books, eBooks & Audio, N, New Studies in Christian Ethics and much more. Everything Christian for less.


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Colin Grant contends that, as a modern secular concept, altruism is a parody on the self-giving love of Christianity, so that its dismissal represents a social. Altruism and Christian Ethics (New studies in Christian Ethics) Colin Grant Separated from its anchorage in religion, ethics has followed the social sciences in seeing human beings as fundamentally characterized by self-interest, so that altruism is either naively idealistic or arrogantly self-sufficient.

Separated from its anchorage in religion, ethics has followed the social sciences in seeing human beings as fundamentally characterized by self-interest, so that altruism is either naively idealistic or arrogantly self-sufficient.

Colin Grant contends that, as a modern secular concept, altruism is a parody on the self-giving love of Christianity, so that its dismissal represents a social. ALTRUISM AND CHRISTIAN ETHICS COLIN GRANT Mount Allison University. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library isbn0 8 hardback.

Contents General editor’s preface pagexi Preface xiii part one alien altruism 1 1 Explanations for altruism 3 2 Evidence of altruism 34 3 The elusiveness of altruism 57 part. Altruism and Christian Ethics by Colin Grant,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World by Dennis Hollinger. Hollinger’s book is one of my favorites because it takes into consideration various cultural and philosophical contexts in which ethics is done.

An Introduction to Biblical Ethics by David Jones. Jones’ book is maybe the best intro book out there. One, it isn’t. Altruism is the principle and moral practice of concern for happiness of other human beings or animals, resulting in a quality of life both material and is a traditional virtue in many cultures and a core aspect of various religious traditions and secular worldviews, though the concept of "others" toward whom concern should be directed can vary among cultures and religions.

Despite the plausible alternatives, critics of neo-Darwinism suggest that this position advances the idea that only hypocrites and idiots are altruists and that all motivation is, instead, derived from self-interest (cf.

S.R.L. Clark, Biology and Christian Ethics [Cambridge University Press, ], ). Altruism and Christian Ethics | Separated from its anchorage in religion, ethics has followed the social sciences in seeing human beings as fundamentally characterized by self-interest, so that altruism is either naively idealistic or arrogantly self-sufficient.

Altruism (also called the ethic of altruism, moralistic altruism, and ethical altruism) is an ethical doctrine that holds that the moral value of an individual's actions depend solely on the impact on other individuals, regardless of the consequences on the individual itself.

James Fieser states the altruist dictum as: "An action is morally right if the consequences of that action are more. Download feminism and christian ethics new studies in christian ethics ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format.

feminism and christian ethics new studies in christian ethics also available in docx and mobi. This book argues that to dispense with altruism is to dispense with God and with the divine transformation of human possibilities.

Justice In. Free 2-day shipping. Buy New Studies in Christian Ethics: Altruism and Christian Ethics (Paperback) at The essays in this volume have thei r origin in The Ethics of Altruism conference of the Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, held at Royal Holloway, University of London in April Author: Jonathan Seglow.

Books shelved as altruism: Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference by William MacAskill, The Selfish Gene by Richard Daw. In a new book entitled Altruism, French thinker Matthieu Ricard makes a case for acknowledging what he calls the 'banality of good,' or recognizing that behavior such as generosity is commonplace and punctuates the daily lives of people.

The book is a timely message as Europe struggles with these big decisions."- Christian Science Monitor5/5(1).Virtue ethics attempts to reorient morality away from focusing on particular actions and toward the individual's character.

This is contrasted with views that hold that the morality of an action stems from its relationship to a set of rules or duties (deontology) or its consequences (consequentialism).Make effective altruism a mainstay of Christian culture and theology APOSTLE PAUL Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.