Ethical Explorations

Ethical Explorations

by John Skorupski
     
 

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In these essays, John Skorupski develops a distinctive and systematic moral philosophy. He examines the central ethical concepts of reasons, the good, and morality, and applies the results to issues of culture and politics. Ethical Explorations firmly connects liberal politics to its ethical ideal, and links that ideal to modern morality and modern ideas of the

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In these essays, John Skorupski develops a distinctive and systematic moral philosophy. He examines the central ethical concepts of reasons, the good, and morality, and applies the results to issues of culture and politics. Ethical Explorations firmly connects liberal politics to its ethical ideal, and links that ideal to modern morality and modern ideas of the good.

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"The essays in this book are profound, insightful, and subtle. Their careful arguments about central topics in contemporary moral and political philosophy are placed against a richly textured historical and cultural background...They are highly original and consistently suggestive, and because of their range will be of great benefit to anyone working in ethics or liberal political theory...It is one of the richest resources available in contemporary ethics."—Roger Crisp, Philosophical Quarterly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198238300
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

John Skorupski is Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews.

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