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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
McMahon, Christopher, 1945-
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||9780511596346 0511596340 9780511595325 0511595328 9780511595943 0511595948 052176288X 9780521762885|
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 204 pages)|
|Contents:||The structure of reasonable disagreement. The problem ; Disagreement about matters of empirical fact ; Disagreement among epistemic peers ; Reasonable disagreement and political morality ; Moral realism and reasonable political disagreement --
Moral nominalism. Williams's subjectivism ; Descriptive judgment ; Evaluative judgment ; Moral judgment ; Meta-ethical details --
Agreement and disagreement. The pressure to agree ; Deliberation and disagreement ; Conceptual identity ; Broad fairness ; The zone of reasonable disagreement --
The resolution of reasonable disagreement. Authority and democracy ; Changing minds ; Dominance ; Mill on moral truth ; The evolution of moral normativity --
Localism. Relativism and localism ; Borders and migration ; Judging without contact ; The west and the rest ; The future of political morality --
Morality and history. Historical knowledge ; Judging the past ; Hierarchy ; Rectifying past wrongs ; Apology ; Conclusion.
This book-length treatment of reasonable disagreement in politics sheds light on this important and overlooked aspect of political life.
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