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Goodness & advice

Author: Judith Jarvis Thomson; Philip Fisher; Amy Gutmann
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
Series: University Center for Human Values series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How should we live? What do we owe to other people? In Goodness and Advice, the eminent philosopher Judith Jarvis Thomson explores how we should go about answering such fundamental questions. In doing so, she makes major advances in moral philosophy, pointing to some deep problems for influential moral theories and describing the structure of a new and much more promising theory."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Jarvis Thomson; Philip Fisher; Amy Gutmann
ISBN: 0691086737 9780691086736
OCLC Number: 45087441
Description: xvi, 188 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Amy Gutmann --
Comments --
Philip Fisher --
Martha C. Nussbaum --
J.B. Schneewind --
Barbara Herrnstein Smith --
Reply to Commentators / Judith Jarvis Thomson.
Series Title: University Center for Human Values series.
Other Titles: Goodness and advice
Responsibility: Judith Jarvis Thomson ; [comments by] Philip Fisher [and others] ; edited and introduced by Amy Gutmann.
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An exploration of how to go about answering such fundamental questions as: how should we live?; and what do we owe to other people? In doing so, it makes advances in moral philosophy, pointing to  Read more...

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