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Published: 01 July 2019

290 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190072254

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Exemplarist Moral Theory

Linda Zagzebski

  • Develops a moral theory around the emotion of admiration, a unique position among contemporary moral philosophers
  • Expands upon the revolutionary Putnam-Kripke theory of semantics
  • Uses contemporary and historical examples of heroes, saints, and sages to illustrate the theory