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In praise of blame

Author: George Sher
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blame is an unpopular & neglected notion that goes against the grain of a therapeutically-orientated culture & has received relatively little philosophical attention. George Sher discusses questions about the nature, normative status & the relation to character of blame, arguing that it is inseparable from morality itself.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Sher
ISBN: 0195339312 9780195339314
OCLC Number: 228298480
Description: xx, 145 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface1: Introduction2: When Good People Do Bad Things3: The Structure of Blameworthy Action4: Blame for Traits5: What Blame is Not6: What Blame Is7: In Praise of Blame
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Blame is an unpopular & neglected notion that goes against the grain of a therapeutically-orientated culture & has received relatively little philosophical attention. George Sher discusses questions about the nature, normative status & the relation to character of blame, arguing that it is inseparable from morality itself.

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an elegant, tightly focused and carefully crafted theory of moral blame and moral blameworthiness...The structure and prosecution of the book's overall argument are admirably clear and Read more...

 
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