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The Many and the One : Religious and Secular Perspectives on Ethical Pluralism in the Modern World.

Author: Richard Madsen; Tracy B Strong
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008.
Series: Ethikon series in comparative ethics.
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The war on terrorism, say America's leaders, is a war of Good versus Evil. But in the minds of the perpetrators, the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington were presumably justified as ethically good acts against American evil. Is such polarization leading to a violent "clash of civilizations" or can differences between ethical systems be reconciled through rational dialogue? This book provides an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
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All Authors / Contributors: Richard Madsen; Tracy B Strong
ISBN: 9781400825592 1400825598 1282158457 9781282158450 0691099928 9780691099927 0691099936 9780691099934
OCLC Number: 535937398
Description: 1 online resource (382 pages).
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Series Title: Ethikon series in comparative ethics.

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The war on terrorism, say America's leaders, is a war of Good versus Evil. But in the minds of the perpetrators, the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington were presumably justified as  Read more...

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