Moral Strangers, Moral Acquaintance, and Moral Friends

Moral Strangers, Moral Acquaintance, and Moral Friends

Connectedness and Its Conditions

eBook - 1997
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Univ of New York Press
Elaborates an ethic in which beneficence on a personal and communal level has moral force; proposes the idea of an interplay between compassion and reason to help address moral problems; and sketches the conditions necessary for a democratic approach to such problems.

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Loewy (bioethics, U. of California-Davis) addresses the problem of developing an ethic in a pluralistic world. A discussion of notions of various types of moral valuing and the idea of a homeostatic balance between the demands of individuals and the requirements of community is followed by an outline of the conditions necessary to a democratic approach to moral problems. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780585092348
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 251 p.)


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