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Morality, Leadership and Public Policy : On Experimentalism in Ethics.

Author: Eric Thomas Weber
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011.
Series: Continuum studies in political philosophy.
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In Morality, Leadership, and Public Policy, Eric Weber argues for an experimentalist approach to moral theory in addressing practical problems in public policy. The experimentalist approach begins moral inquiry by examining public problems and then makes use of the tools of philosophy and intelligent inquiry to alleviate them. Part I surveys the uses of practical philosophy and answers criticisms including religious  Read more...
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Weber, Eric Thomas.
Morality, Leadership and Public Policy : On Experimentalism in Ethics.
London : Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Thomas Weber
ISBN: 9781441174185 1441174184
OCLC Number: 726734892
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; Part One: Philosophy and Religion in Public Policy; 2 On Applying Ethics; 3 Religion, Public Reason, and Humanism; Part Two: Experimentalism, Problem Construction, and Priorities; 4 What Experimentalism Means in Ethics; 5 Construction, Art, and Politics; 6 Philosophy and Public Policy Prioritization; Part Three: New Technologies and Experiments in Judging; 7 Stop him! He stole my internet connection!; 8 Activist or Active Judges; 9 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Z.
Series Title: Continuum studies in political philosophy.

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Argues the practical benefits for public policy of a rigorous experimentalist approach to applying moral theory. This book surveys the uses of practical philosophy and answers criticisms of the  Read more...

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