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Published: 26 September 2019

224 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190058692

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Clean Hands

Philosophical Lessons from Scrupulosity

Jesse S. Summers and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

  • Presents the controversial claim that sufficiently rigorous and obsessive moral beliefs constitute a mental illness
  • Draws on issues at the intersection of philosophy and psychiatry
  • Uses a range of accessible case studies to explore the phenomenon of Scrupulosity