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Morality : the why and the what of it

Author: James P Sterba; Gerald Gaus
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An essential text for all students and scholars of ethics and political philosophy, this book offers a thought-provoking presentation of distinguished philosopher James P. Sterba's moral and political philosophy, with probing critical responses from some of the most prominent scholars in the field today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morality.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011033192
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James P Sterba; Gerald Gaus
ISBN: 9780813346823 0813346827 0813346819 9780813346816 9781280601835 1280601833
OCLC Number: 787845789
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. A sketch of an argument --
pt. 2. Critiques of an argument --
pt. 3. Responses to the critiques.
Responsibility: [edited by] James P. Sterba ; with Gerald Gaus [and others].

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