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Varieties of Moral Personality

Ethics and Psychological Realism

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$50.00 • £43.95 • €45.95

ISBN 9780674932197

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

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410 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Owen Flanagan argues in this book for a more psychologically realistic ethical reflection and spells out the ways in which psychology can enrich moral philosophy. Beginning with a discussion of such “moral saints” as Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Oskar Schindler, Flanagan charts a middle course between an ethics that is too realistic and socially parochial and one that is too idealistic, giving no weight to our natures.

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