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Practical philosophy : ethics, society and culture

Author: John Haldane
Publisher: Exeter, UK ; Charlottesville, VA : Imprint Academic, ©2009.
Series: St. Andrews studies in philosophy and public affairs, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this wide ranging volume of philosophical essays John Haldane explores some central areas of social life and issues of intense academic and public debate. These include the question of ethical relativism, fundamental issues in bioethics, the nature of individuals in relation to society, the common good, public judgement of prominent individuals, the nature and aims of education, cultural theory and the relation  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haldane, John.
Practical philosophy.
Exeter, UK ; Charlottesville, VA : Imprint Academic, ©2009
(OCoLC)754563768
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Haldane
ISBN: 1845401824 9781845401818 1845401816 9781845401825
OCLC Number: 430509435
Description: xv, 400 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: St. Andrews studies in philosophy and public affairs, v. 15.
Other Titles: Ethics, society and culture
Responsibility: John Haldane.

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In this wide ranging volume of philosophical essays John Haldane explores some central areas of social life and issues of intense academic and public debate. These include the question of ethical relativism, fundamental issues in bioethics, the nature of individuals in relation to society, the common good, public judgement of prominent individuals, the nature and aims of education, cultural theory and the relation of philosophy to art and architecture.

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