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Finite and infinite goods : a framework for ethics

Author: Robert Merrihew Adams
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Adams gives a comprehensive philosophical account of a theistically-based framework for ethics. He draws on over 20 years of his published work to create this overarching framework, which is  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Merrihew Adams
ISBN: 0195153715 9780195153712
OCLC Number: 50177236
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2002"
Description: xiv, 410 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The nature of the good --
God as the good --
The transcendence of the good --
Well-being and excellence --
The sacred and the bad --
Pt. 2. Loving the good --
Eros --
Grace --
Devotion --
Idolatry --
Symbolic value --
Pt. 3. The good and the right --
Obligation --
Divine commands --
Abraham's dilemma --
Vocation --
Politics and the good --
Pt. 4. The epistemology of value --
Revelation of the good --
Moral faith.
Responsibility: Robert Merrihew Adams.

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