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Life without principles : reconciling theory and practice

Author: Joseph Margolis
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work demonstrates why theoretical and practical questions cannot be disjoined. Joseph Margolis shows, among other things, why inquiries as seemingly disparate as those of epistemology and moral  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Margolis
ISBN: 0631195025 9780631195023 0631174621 9780631174622
OCLC Number: 471617937
Description: ix, 262 s
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. Prologue: A Sense of the Issue. Part I: The Practice of Theory: Adequational and Existential Strategies. Moral Philosophy in Four Tiers. Reasonableness and Moral Optimism. Part II: The Theory of Practice: A Reckoning of Sorts on Moral Philosophy. Life without Principles. Epilogue: A Second-Best Morality.
Responsibility: by Joseph Margolis

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"Life Without Principles the fourth in a series of books devoted to the renovation of 'pragmatism without foundations', is a bold and brilliant critique of the leading moral theories of our day. It Read more...

 
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