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Published: 06 July 2020

248 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190900151

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The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke

  • Explores the novel problem and dangers of moral grandstanding, or self-serving moral talk, in the internet age
  • Explains why and how people grandstand
  • Argues that grandstanding is a moral problem according to any of the major philosophical moral theories
  • Distinguishes moral grandstanding from virtue signaling
  • Shows how we can re-build our public discourse