'Applied ethics', as that expression is now used, is a single rubric for a large range of different theoretical and practical activities. Such rubrics function partly as a protecti
Recent philosophy has returned to a traditional concern with providing critical assessment of conduct and institutions. Under the term 'applied ethics' areas as diverse as health c
Normative argument is supposed to guide ways in which we might change the world, rather than to fit the world as it is. This poses certain difficulties for the notion of applied et
It is common to distinguish between three separate subdisciplines within moral philosophy: metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics.
Applied ethics is marked out from ethics in general by its special focus on issues of practical concern. It therefore includes medical ethics, environmental ethics, and evaluation
The development of interest among academic philosophers in the aesthetics of everyday life is somewhat analogous to the broader development in moral philosophy of ‘applied’ or prac
Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to kn
The only-begotten Son of the Eternal Father, who came on earth to bring salvation and the light of divine wisdom to men, conferred a great and wonderful blessing on the world when,