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Philippa Foot is among the most unusual and largely revered philosophers of our time; her paintings has exerted a long-lasting effect at the improvement of ethical philosophy. In tribute to her, twelve prime philosophers from each side of the Atlantic have contributed essays exploring many of the themes in ethical philosophy to which she has made a particular contribution--virtue ethics, naturalism, non-cognitivism, relativism, specific requisites, and the position of rationality in morality.

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