Respect, Pluralism and Justice by Thomas E. Hill
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Respect, Pluralism and Justice
By Thomas E. Hill

Respect, Pluralism and Justice

Kantian Perspectives

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Respect, Pluralism and Justice by Thomas E. Hill

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Respect, Pluralism, and Justice is a series of essays which sketch a broadly Kantian framework for moral deliberation, and then use it to address important social and political issues. What does it mean to respect humanity in a diverse world? Must respect be earned, and can it be forfeited? How, and why, should the state punish law-breakers? When, if ever, is political violence justified? How far are we responsible for the consequences of our misdeeds? How can liberals justify coercive state power in a world of diverse moral and religious beliefs? How far can we rely on conscience when it conflicts with authority? Although critical of Kant's extreme position on particular issues, Hill suggests ways to develop a Kantian approach that would emphasize the need for mutually respectful dialogue, appreciation of diversity, and sensitivity to particular contexts. In this lucid exploratory work Hill integrates the theoretical and the practical, allowing each to illuminate the other. He not only develops and extends Kantian ethical theory, but shows the role that it can play in our society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198238348
ISBN-10: 0198238347
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Pages: 294
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Thomas E. Hill

Thomas E. Hill, Jr., is Kenan Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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