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The robust demands of the good : ethics with attachment, virtue, and respect

Author: Philip Pettit
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Uehiro series in practical ethics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philip Pettit offers a new insight into moral psychology. He shows that attachments such as love, and certain virtues such as honesty, require their characteristic behaviours not only as things  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pettit
ISBN: 9780198732600 0198732600
OCLC Number: 913820395
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preview ; 1. The Robust Demands of Attachment ; 2. The Robust Demands of Virtue ; 3. The Robust Demands of Respect ; 4. The Rationale of Robust Demands ; 5. Doing Good and Being Good ; 6. Doing Good and Doing Evil ; 7. Doing Good and Doing Right ; Overview ; Appendix I. Reconstructing attachment, virtue and respect ; Appendix II. Robustness and Probability ; Appendix III. Robust robustness ; References ; Index
Series Title: Uehiro series in practical ethics
Responsibility: Philip Pettit.

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The rich, comprehensive view Pettit develops in this volume will more than repay engagement by philosophers working in normative ethics, and metaethics, and the theory of action. * Paul Hurley, Notre Read more...

 
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