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Published: 04 June 2009

160 Pages


ISBN: 9780195374117

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Moral Value and Human Diversity

Robert Audi

  • "Audi compiles, in a succinct but comprehensive way, much of his ethical thinking distilled from several decades of scholarship. Recommended."—Choice
  • An engaging introduction to ethics and value theory by a distinguished author
  • Straightforward and well argued without being highly complex
  • Illustrated throughout with examples and narratives that highlight main points
  • Introduces institutional ethics, an often neglected concern
  • Gives more attention to the relation between ethics and religion than any similar volume; treats the theory of value more fully than any comparable book in ethics
  • Sensitive to the history of ethics without lengthy interpretations or a focus on the past
  • Contains a number of well-developed aesthetic examples, for both their intrinsic interest and in clarifying value in general and moral value in particular

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