Constructing Community: Moral Pluralism and Tragic Conflicts

Princeton University Press
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In developing a new theory of political and moral community, J. Donald Moon takes questions of cultural pluralism and difference more seriously than do many other liberal thinkers of our era: Moon is willing to confront the problem of how community can be created among those who have very different views about the proper ends of human life. Experiencing such profound disagreement, can we live together in a society under norms we all accept? In recent years, traditional ways of looking at this query have come under attack by post-modernists, feminists, and thinkers concerned with pluralism. Respectfully engaging their critiques, Moon proposes a reformulated liberalism that is intended to overcome the problems they have identified.
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About the author

J. Donald Moon is Professor of Government at Wesleyan University.
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Publisher
Princeton University Press
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Published on
Sep 14, 2012
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Pages
248
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ISBN
9781400821112
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Political
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This content is DRM protected.
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