Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory features pairs of newly commissioned essays by some of the leading theorists working in the field today. * Brings together fresh debates on the most controversial issues in moral theory * Questions include: Are moral requirements derived from reason? How demanding is morality? Are virtues the proper starting point for moral theorizing? * Lively debate format sharply defines the issues, and paves the way for further discussion. * Will serve as an accessible introduction to the major topics in contemporary moral theory, while also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers.