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Minimal morality : a multilevel social contract theory

Author: Michael Moehler
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Michael Moehler develops a novel multilevel social contract theory. In contrast to existing theories in the liberal tradition, it does not merely assume a restricted form of reasonable moral pluralism, but is tailored to the conditions of deeply morally pluralistic societies which may be populated by liberal moral agents, nonliberal moral agents, and, according to the traditional understanding of morality, nonmoral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Moehler
ISBN: 9780191827655 0191827657
OCLC Number: 1040263981
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: 1: IntroductionPart One: Rational Choice Theory and Moral Philosophy2: Rational Choice Contractarianism3: Rational Choice ContractualismPart Two; A Two-Level Contractarian Theory4: Pure Instrumental Morality5: Two-Level Contractarian Moral Theory6: Morals and Politics
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Michael Moehler develops a novel multilevel social contract theory tailored to the conditions of societies that are deeply morally pluralistic. Such societies must cope with a variety of values and  Read more...

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The pressing question for today's social philosophy is the basis of cooperation in our morally fractured societies. Minimal Morality develops a sophisticated Hobbesian-inspired analysis to defend an Read more...

 
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