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Facing evil

Responsibility John Kekes
Material Type Book
Publisher Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press
Year c1990
Language English
Size xii, 250 p. ; 24 cm
Abstract Arguing that the prevalence of evil presents a fundamental problem for our secular sensibility, John Kekes develops a conception of character-morality as a response. He shows that the main sources of...evil are habitual, unchosen actions produced by our character defects and that we can increase our control over the evil we cause by cultivating a reflective temper.
Arguing that the prevalence of evil presents a fundamental problem for our secular sensibility, John Kekes develops a conception of character-morality as a response. He shows that the main sources of evil are habitual, unchosen actions produced by our character defects and that we can increase our control over the evil we cause by cultivating a reflective temper.
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Central Library 2C_1‐14 068052190011716 哲学/404E/199 1990
: pbk Social and Cultural Studies 050211999005443 151/Ke 29/50990544 1990

Bibliographic details

Notes Bibliography: p. [239]-245
Includes index
Authors *Kekes, John
Subjects LCSH:Good and evil
LCSH:Character
Classification LCC:BJ1401
DC20:170
ID 1000106428
ISBN 0691073708
NCID BA11164706
Vol ISBN:0691073708 ; PRICE:$35.00
: pbk ; ISBN:0691020957
Created Date 2009.09.10
Modified Date 2009.09.10

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