Moral Strangers, Moral Acquaintance, and Moral Friends: Connectedness and its Conditions

SUNY Press
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The author deals with the problem of shaping a more than minimalistic ethic in a pluralistic world. He discusses the notions of various types of moral valuing and the idea of a homeostatic balance between the demands of individuals and the requirements of community. He also proposes an idea of an interplay between compassion and reason which can help address moral problems; and, lastly, he sketches the necessary conditions for a democratic approach to such problems.
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About the author

Erich H. Loewy is Professor and Endowed Alumni Chair of Bioethics, University of California¬óDavis. He is the author of Suffering and the Beneficent Community: Beyond Libertarianism and Freedom and Community: The Ethics of Interdependence, also published by SUNY Press.

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SUNY Press
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Published on
Jan 1, 1997
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Pages
251
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ISBN
9781438411156
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / General
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