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Published: 20 October 2020

264 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197532232

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Material Practice in Ethical Theory

Anna L. Peterson

  • The first full-length study of the place of practice in ethical theory
  • Presents detailed explorations of the ethical theories of traditions that have received relatively little attention, including pragmatism, Marxism, and religious pacifism
  • Shows the relevance of theoretical insights to concrete social issues such as climate change, euthanasia, and hate speech
  • Demonstrates the value of a practice-focused approach for thinking about real-life problems

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