Editorial introduction

Heeger, Robert; Musschenga, Albert W.
June 2003
Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Jun2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p125
Academic Journal
Provides an overview of the articles contained in the June 2003 issue of the journal, "Ethical Theory & Moral Practice." Discussion of the widespread belief that it is better if more lives are lived; Arguments surrounding the normative theory of practical rationality; Scope of ethical naturalism.


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