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Truth, politics, morality : pragmatism and deliberation

Author: C J Misak
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
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Cheryl Misak argues that truth ought to be reinstated to a central position in moral and political philosophy. She argues that the correct account of truth is one found in a certain kind of pragmatism: a true belief is one upon which inquiry could not improve, a belief which would not be defeated by experience and argument. This account is not only an improvement on the views of central figures such as Rawls and  Read more...
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Misak, C.J. (Cheryl J.).
Truth, politics, morality.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 99016328
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Misak
ISBN: 9780203162286 0203162285 9780415140355 0415140358 9780415140362 0415140366
OCLC Number: 179161004
Description: 1 online resource (x, 182 pages)
Contents: Chapter Introduction --
chapter 1 The problem of justification --
chapter 2 Truth, inquiry, and experience: a pragmatist epistemology --
chapter 3 Moral deliberation.
Responsibility: Cheryl Misak.
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Cheryl Misak argues that truth ought to be reinstated to a central position in moral and political philosophy. It is a fascinating and fresh discussion of political theory and philosophy.  Read more...

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