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Reason, Ethics, and Society: Themes from Kurt Baier, with His Responses
     

Reason, Ethics, and Society: Themes from Kurt Baier, with His Responses

by Schneewind, Carus Publishing Staff
 

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Since 1948, Kurt Baier has been producing some of our century's most stimulating, seminal, and meticulous work in ethics. His quest for a rational justification of morality has centered on the human predicament that although most of us want to live in association with others, we always find ourselves coming into conflict with one another.

"These challenging and

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Since 1948, Kurt Baier has been producing some of our century's most stimulating, seminal, and meticulous work in ethics. His quest for a rational justification of morality has centered on the human predicament that although most of us want to live in association with others, we always find ourselves coming into conflict with one another.

"These challenging and ground-breaking essays together with Kurt Baier's careful and illuminating responses constitute contemporary moral theory at its very best". -- James P. Sterba University of Notre Dame

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A collection of ten essays by contemporary moral philosophers, scrutinizing the arguments of Baier as elucidated in his 1995 publication, The Rational and the Moral Order. Baier responds to questions raised by the essays, and offers a wide-ranging reconsideration of the central topics of his book. Of interest to students and scholars of philosophy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780812693157
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/12/1999
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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