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Public reason and applied ethics

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Examining the theoretical and empirical status of applied ethics, this volume demonstrates how a pluralistic and democratic society can deal with ethical issues in the light of its moral conscience. The volume first sets the stage for a conception of applied ethics as applications of transnational civil ethics, based both on a discourse theory of knowledge (Apel, Habermas), and on an activities and capabilities approach (Aristotle, Sen). It then examines how applied ethics relates to important theoretical discussions in philosophy such as constructivism, virtue ethics, hermeneutic and deliberative theory. The contributors discuss applied ethics in light of globalization and identify recurring dilemmas as well as the problem of universal norms. They close by considering two aspects of the institutional point of view - republicanism, and contractarianism and constitutional economics.

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Author(s):
A Cortina; D Garcia-Marza; J Conill (eds)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x156x13
EAN-13:
9780754672876
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780754672876
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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Examining the theoretical and empirical status of applied ethics, this volume demonstrates how a pluralistic and democratic society can deal with ethical issues in the light of its moral conscience. The volume first sets the stage for a conception of applied ethics as applications of transnational civil ethics, based both on a discourse theory of knowledge (Apel, Habermas), and on an activities and capabilities approach (Aristotle, Sen). It then examines how applied ethics relates to important theoretical discussions in philosophy such as constructivism, virtue ethics, hermeneutic and deliberative theory. The contributors discuss applied ethics in light of globalization and identify recurring dilemmas as well as the problem of universal norms. They close by considering two aspects of the institutional point of view - republicanism, and contractarianism and constitutional economics.

Author(s):
A Cortina; D Garcia-Marza; J Conill (eds)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x156x13
EAN-13:
9780754672876
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780754672876
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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