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  1. A Theory of the Good and the Right.Richard B. Brandt - 1979 - Prometheus Books.
    What system of morals should rational people select as the best for society? Using a contemporary psychological theory of action and of motivation, Richard Brandt's Oxford lectures argue that the purpose of living should be to strive for the greatest good for the largest number of people. Brandt's discussions range from the concept of welfare to conflict between utilitarian moral codes and the dictates of self-interest.
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  2. Ethical Theory.Richard B. Brandt - 1959 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall.
  3. A Theory of the Good and the Right.Richard B. Brandt - 1979 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 44 (1):181-182.
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  4. A Theory of the Good and the Right.Richard B. Brandt - 1979 - Philosophy 55 (213):412-414.
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  5. Morality, Utilitarianism, and Rights.Richard B. Brandt - 1992 - Cambridge University Press.
    Richard Brandt is one of the most eminent and influential of contemporary moral philosophers. His work has been concerned with how to justify what is good or right not by reliance on intuitions or theories about what moral words mean but by the explanation of moral psychology and the description of what it is to value something, or to think it immoral. His approach thus stands in marked contrast to the influential theories of John Rawls. The essays reprinted in this (...)
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    Ethical Theory: The Problems of Normative and Critical Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1959 - Prentice-Hall.
  7. Ethical Theory. By Charles A. Baylis. [REVIEW]Richard B. Brandt - 1959 - Ethics 70:328.
     
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    Traits of Character: A Conceptual Analysis.Richard B. Brandt - 1970 - American Philosophical Quarterly 7 (1):23 - 37.
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    Facts, Values, and Morality.Richard B. Brandt - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    Richard Brandt is one of the most influential moral philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. He is especially important in the field of ethics for his lucid and systematic exposition of utilitarianism. This new book represents in some ways a summation of his views and includes many useful applications of his theory. The focus of the book is how value judgments and moral belief can be justified. More generally, the book assesses different moral systems and theories of (...)
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    Hopi Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1954 - University of Chicago Press.
  11. Hopi Ethics a Theoretical Analysis.Richard B. Brandt - 1954 - University of Chicago Press.
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  12. The Definition of an "Ideal Observer" Theory in Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1954 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 15 (3):407-413.
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  13. Moral Valuation.Richard B. Brandt - 1945 - Ethics 56 (2):106-121.
  14. A Utilitarian Theory of Excuses.Richard B. Brandt - 1969 - Philosophical Review 78 (3):337-361.
    The article explains a rule-Utilitarian normative thesis about when actions are morally excused; that an act otherwise morally objectionable in some way is excused if a moral system, The acceptance of which in the agent's society would be utility-Maximizing, Would not condemn it. What is meant by a "moral system condemning" an action is explained. The parallel between this moral thesis and the benthamite theory of criminal justice is developed. It is argued that this rule-Utilitarian thesis implies that an action (...)
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    Ethical Theory: The Problems of Normative and Critical Ethics.Bernard Peach & Richard B. Brandt - 1961 - Philosophical Review 70 (2):283.
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  16. Hopi Ethics, A Theoretical Analysis.Richard B. Brandt - 1954 - Philosophy 32 (120):75-79.
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  17. Hedonism.Richard B. Brandt - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 4--432.
     
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  18. The Significance of Differences of Ethical Opinion for Ethical Rationalism.Richard B. Brandt - 1943 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 4 (4):469-495.
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  19. The Concept of a Moral Right and its Function.Richard B. Brandt - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (1):29-45.
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  20. Hopi Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1955 - Ethics 65 (4):314-315.
     
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  21. The Emotive Theory of Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1950 - Philosophical Review 59 (3):305-318.
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  22. Value and Obligation.Richard B. Brandt - 1961 - New York: Harcourt, Brace & World.
     
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    Value and Obligation: Systematic Readings in Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1961 - Harcourt, Brace & World.
    Most people interested in the problems of ethics aspire to two kinds of knowledge, one systematic, the other historical. They wish a systematic understanding of the field: knowledge of what are the various problems and their interrelations and knowledge of what has been done toward the solution of these problems. They also wish to learn what the great historical philosophers -- particularly those who have had the most important ideas about values and conduct -- have said about the subject. This (...)
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    The Epistemological Status of Memory Beliefs.Richard B. Brandt - 1955 - Philosophical Review 64 (1):78-95.
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    The Languages of Realism and Nominalism.Richard B. Brandt - 1956 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 17 (4):516-535.
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    The Rational Criticism of Preferences.Richard B. Brandt - 1998 - In Christoph Fehige & Ulla Wessels (eds.), Preferences. De Gruyter. pp. 19--63.
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    Ought, Reasons, and Morality.Richard B. Brandt - 1989 - Noûs 23 (3):401-403.
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  28. Happiness.Richard B. Brandt - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 3--413.
     
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    The Concept of Rational Belief.Richard B. Brandt - 1985 - The Monist 68 (1):3-23.
    I wish to consider what can helpfully be meant by the phrase “rational to believe” as it might appear in the statement “It is rational for the person S in his circumstances at t to place more confidence in p than in q, provided his overriding interest at the time is to place confidence, among any propositions he is considering, in true propositions and not in false ones.” The reference here to the interest of the person is intended to avoid (...)
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    The Psychology of Benevolence and its Implications for Philosophy.Richard B. Brandt - 1976 - Journal of Philosophy 73 (14):429-453.
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    Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions.Margaret A. Boden, Richard B. Brandt, Peter Caldwell, Fred Feldman, John Martin Fischer, Richard Hare, David Hume, W. D. Joske, Immanuel Kant, Frederick Kaufman, James Lenman, John Leslie, Steven Luper-Foy, Michaelis Michael, Thomas Nagel, Robert Nozick, Derek Parfit, George Pitcher, Stephen E. Rosenbaum, David Schmidtz, Arthur Schopenhauer, David B. Suits, Richard Taylor & Bernard Williams - 2004 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better if we were immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Life, Death, and Meaning brings together key readings, primarily by English-speaking philosophers, on such 'big questions.'.
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    Social Justice.Richard B. Brandt - 1965 - Philosophical Review 74 (3):406-409.
  33. The Status of Empirical Assertion Theories in Ethics.Richard B. Brandt - 1952 - Mind 61 (244):458-479.
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    Rightness and Goodness: A Study in Contemporary Ethical Theory.Richard B. Brandt - 1959 - Ethics 70 (3):241-242.
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  35. The Problems of Philosophy. Edited by William P. Alston [and] Richard B. Brandt. --.William P. Alston & Richard B. Brandt - 1974 - Allyn & Bacon.
     
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  36. Books in Review.Richard B. Brandt - 1993 - Political Theory 21 (2):343-346.
  37. Freedom & Morality.Richard B. Brandt & John Bricke (eds.) - 1976 - University of Kansas.
  38. Freedom & Morality the Lindley Lectures.Richard B. Brandt & John Bricke - 1976 - University of Kansas.
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  39. "Goods and Virtues" by Michael Slote. [REVIEW]Richard B. Brandt - 1986 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 47 (1):173.
     
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  40. Hansen, Chad Language Utilitarianism-Comment.Richard B. Brandt - 1989 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 16 (3-4):381-385.
  41. Hopi Ethics. By Paul Diesing. [REVIEW]Richard B. Brandt - 1954 - Ethics 65:314.
     
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    Moral Philosophy and the Analysis of Language.Richard B. Brandt - 1963 - [Lawrence? Kan..
    This is the text of The Lindley Lecture for 1963, given by Richard B. Brandt (1910-1997), an American philosopher.
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  43. Recent Publications.Richard B. Brandt - 1986 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 47 (1):177.
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    Rationality, Rules, and Utility: New Essays on the Moral Philosophy of Richard B. Brandt.Richard B. Brandt & Brad Hooker (eds.) - 1994 - Westview Press.
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    Case Studies in Bioethics: A Suicide Attempt & Emergency Room Ethics.Michael Jellinek, Richard B. Brandt & Robert E. Litman - 1979 - Hastings Center Report 9 (4):12.
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    Foundationalism for Moral Theory.Richard B. Brandt - 1995 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 25 (sup1):51-65.
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    Epistemic Priority and Coherence: Comments.Richard B. Brandt - 1964 - Journal of Philosophy 61 (19):557-559.
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    Hopi Ethics.George H. Sabine & Richard B. Brandt - 1956 - Philosophical Review 65 (1):103.
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    Ethical Judgment; the Use of Science in Ethics. [REVIEW]Richard B. Brandt - 1955 - Journal of Philosophy 52 (22):637-641.
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    Experiments in Living.Richard B. Brandt & A. MacBeath - 1953 - Philosophical Review 62 (3):432.
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