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The evil within why we need moral philosophy

Author: Diane Jeske
Publisher: New York, N.Y. Oxford University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Slave-holders, Nazis, and psychopaths are indisputably bad people. But the ways in which they attempt to justify their actions provide uncomfortable parallels with our own moral deliberations. Moral  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Jeske
ISBN: 9780190685409 0190685409 9780190685386 0190685387 9780190685393 0190685395 9780190685379 0190685379 9780190074135 0190074132
OCLC Number: 1194536403
Description: xiii, 280 p.
Contents: Chapter One: Learning From EvilChapter Two: Just the Bad and the UglyChapter Three: The Role of Culture in Moral AssessmentChapter Four: Do the Ends Justify the Means?Chapter Five: The Feeling of MoralityChapter Six: Moral EvasionConclusions: The Moral of the Story of Mr. Jefferson
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Does moral philosophy matter? In this brilliantly clear, accessible book, Diane Jeske employs real-life cases to show how moral self-deception leads us astray. Being better people requires better Read more...

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