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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Williams, Bernard Arthur Owen.
In the beginning was the deed.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2008
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bernard Williams; Geoffrey Hawthorn
|Notes:||Originally published: 2005.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xx, 174 p.)|
|Contents:||Preface; Introduction; ONE: Realism and Moralism in Political Theory; TWO: In the Beginning Was the Deed; THREE: Pluralism, Community and Left Wittgensteinianism; FOUR: Modernity and the Substance of Ethical Life; FIVE: The Liberalism of Fear; SIX: Human Rights and Relativism; SEVEN: From Freedom to Liberty: The Construction of a Political Value; EIGHT: The Idea of Equality; NINE: Conflicts of Liberty and Equality; TEN: Toleration, a Political or Moral Question?; ELEVEN: Censorship; TWELVE: Humanitarianism and the Right to Intervene; THIRTEEN: Truth, Politics, and Self-Deception.|
|Other Titles:||Realism and moralism in political argument|
|Responsibility:||Bernard Williams ; selected, edited, and with an introduction by Geoffrey Hawthorn.|
"A splendid expression of Williams's distinctive outlook, which joined a conviction that moral argument is important in politics with an insistence that we keep our eyes firmly fixed on the real