Why Things Matter to People: Social Science, Values and Ethical Lifeby Andrew Sayer
Andrew Sayer suggests how social science can better understand people's concerns and values, especially their ethical sentiments and dispositions.See more details below
Andrew Sayer suggests how social science can better understand people's concerns and values, especially their ethical sentiments and dispositions.
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Table of Contents
Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: a relation to the world of concern; 2. Values within reason; 3. Reason beyond rationality: values and practical reason; 4. Beings for whom things matter; 5. Understanding the ethical dimension of life; 6. Dignity; 7. Critical social science and its rationales; 8. Implications for social science; Appendix: comments on philosophical theories of ethics; Bibliography; Index.
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