Universalism vs. Relativism: Making Moral Judgments in a Changing, Pluralistic, and Threatening World

Universalism vs. Relativism: Making Moral Judgments in a Changing, Pluralistic, and Threatening World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742550902
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/15/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Don Browning is Alexander Campbell Professor Emeritus of Religious Ethics and the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 List of Contributors Chapter 3 Introduction Part 4 Part I: Foundationalism v. Antifoundationalism Chapter 5 Can We Justify Moral Norms? Chapter 6 Self-Evident Truth (Beyond Relativism) Chapter 7 The Origin of Moral Norms Part 8 Part II: Approaches from Human Nature Chapter 9 Moral Ideals and Human Nature Chapter 10 Can We Justify Universal Moral Norms? Yes, with Qualifications Part 11 Part III: Common Ground through Historical Understanding Chapter 12 Searching for Common Ground: Ethical Tradition at the Interface with International Law Chapter 13 Christians, Muslims, and the Conduct of War Part 14 Part IV: Multidimensional Approaches Chapter 15 Universalism and Relativism: Some Lessons from Gandhi Chapter 16 Concrete Levels of Being and Their Political Implications Chapter 17 Response Chapter 18 Response

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