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Why ethics? : signs of responsibilities

Author: Robert Gibbs
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
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Robert Gibbs presents here an ambitious new theory of ethics. Drawing on a striking combination of intellectual traditions, including Jewish thought, continental philosophy, and American pragmatism, Gibbs argues that ethics is primarily concerned with responsibility and is not--as philosophers have often assumed--principally a matter of thinking about the right thing to do and acting in accordance with the abstract  Read more...
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Gibbs, Robert, 1958-
Why ethics?.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99037482
(OCoLC)41834992
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gibbs
ISBN: 1400814278 9781400814275 9780691009636 0691009635 9781400823734 1400823730 1283380110 9781283380119
OCLC Number: 52137901
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 400 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. Attending the future --
pt. 2. Present judgment --
pt. 3. Pragmatism, pragmatics, and method --
pt. 4. Repenting history.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Robert Gibbs.
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