Making Moral Sense

Making Moral Sense

Beyond Habermas and Gauthier

eBook - 2000
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"Logi Gunnarsson takes issue with the assumption made by many philosophers faced with the problem of reconciling moral norms with a scientific world view, namely that morality must be offered a non-moral justification based on a formal concept of rationality. He argues that the criteria for the rationality of an action are irreducibly substantive, rather than purely formal, and that assuming that morality must be given a non-moral justification amounts to a distortion of both rationality and morality. His discussion includes substantial critical engagement with major thinkers from two very different philosophical traditions, and is notable for its clear and succinct account of Habermas' discourse ethics. It will appeal to anyone interested in practical reason and the rational credentials of morality."--Jacket.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780511487095
0511487096
9780511034817
0511034814
9780511010309
0511010303
0521780233
9780521780230
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xi, 286 pages)

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