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The limits of morality

Author: Shelly Kagan; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2004]
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Basing itself on the premise that there are limits to the sacrifices that morality can demand on individuals, and also that certain types of acts are simply forbidden, this book argues that attempts  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shelly Kagan; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0198239165 9780198239161
OCLC Number: 166703573
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 10, 2006).
Originally published in print: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Against ordinary morality; the structure of ordinary morality; doing harm; intending harm; withou constraints; avoiding the appeal; the appeal to cost; the negative argument; the positive argument; extraordinary morality.
Responsibility: Shelly Kagan.


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`The two points to stress about this book are: it is full of arguments that are themselves formidable. And it gives proper attention to pivotal but largely neglected issues.' Mind `Kagan writes Read more...

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