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From rationality to equality

Author: James P Sterba
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First publ. in pbkView all editions and formats
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James P. Sterba offers something that philosophers have long sought: an argument showing that morality is rationally required. Furthermore he argues that morality requires substantial equality. Even  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James P Sterba
ISBN: 9780199580767 0199580766 9780198709602 0198709609
OCLC Number: 899748015
Description: 228 Seiten ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. The Historical Connection to Immanuel Kant ; 3. From Rationality to Morality ; 4. Critics of the Rationality to Morality Argument ; 5. Alternative Justifications for Morality ; 6. From Liberty to Equality ; 7. Critics of the Liberty to Equality Argument ; 8. Alternative Justifications for Welfare and Equality ; 9. Conclusion
Responsibility: James P. Sterba.

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James P. Sterba has put together a clearly written, closely and thoroughly argued, and well-organized book that advances arguments that address two fundamental questions in ethics and social theory. Read more...

 
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