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Moral prejudices : essays on ethics

Responsibility Annette C. Baier
Material Type Book
Edition 1st Harvard Univ. Press paperback ed
Publisher Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press
Year 1995
Language English
Size xii, 369 p. ; 24 cm
Abstract Annette Baier delivers an appeal for our fundamental moral notions to be governed not by rules and codes but by trust: a moral prejudice. Along the way, she gives us the best feminist philosophy ther... is. Baier's topics range from violence to love, from cruelty to justice, and are linked by a preoccupation with vulnerability and inequality of vulnerability, with trust and distrust of equals, with cooperation and isolation. Throughout, she is concerned with the theme of women's roles. In this provocative exploration of the implications of trusting to trust rather than proscription, Baier interweaves anecdote and autobiography with readings of Hume and Kant to produce an entertaining, challenging, and highly readable book. show more

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: pbk Social and Cultural Studies 050211998000313 152/B 14/50980031 1996

Bibliographic details

Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors *Baier, Annette
Subjects LCSH:Ethics
LCSH:Feminist ethics
Classification LCC:BJ1031
DC20:170
ID 1000194233
ISBN 0674587162
NCID BA24942983
Vol : pbk ; ISBN:0674587162
Created Date 2009.09.11
Modified Date 2009.09.11

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