Practical Reasoning in a Social World
How We Act Together
By (author) Keith Graham
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Practical Reasoning in a Social World by Keith Graham
Book DescriptionIn this book Keith Graham examines the philosophical assumptions behind the ideas of group membership and loyalty. Drawing out the significance of social context, he challenges individualist views by placing collectivities such as committees, classes or nations within the moral realm. He offers an understanding of the multiplicity of sources which vie for the attention of human beings as they decide how to act, and challenges the conventional division between self-interest and altruism. He also offers a systematic account of the different ways in which individuals can identify with or distance themselves from the groups to which they belong. His study will be of interest to readers in a range of disciplines including philosophy, politics, sociology, law and economics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521039130
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Keith Graham
Practical Reasoning in a Social World, Hardback (January 2002)
This book examines the philosophical assumptions behind the ideas of group membership and loyalty.
Contemporary Political Philosophy, Paperback (June 1982)» View all books by Keith Graham
First published in 1982, this volume is a collection of original essays by young British philosophers reflecting the state of political philosophy.
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Author Biography - Keith Graham
Keith Graham is Professor of Social and Political Philosophy at the University of Bristol. His publications include Contemporary Political Philosophy: Radical Studies (Cambridge, 1982), The Battle of Democracy, Karl Marx, our Contemporary, and many journal articles.
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