What's Wrong with Moralism?
Edited by Professor C. A. J. Coady
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What's Wrong with Moralism? by Professor C. A. J. Coady
Book DescriptionThis thought-provoking book examines exactly what people mean when they accuse others of being "moralistic". * Written by an international team of philosophers * Analyses what the "vice" of moralism might be and contrasts this with a genuine concern for morality * Contributors draw upon literary sources, philosophical theories and political theory * Helps readers to appreciate the role that morality really plays in our judgements and decisions
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405149488
(245mm x 172mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor C. A. J. Coady
Messy Morality, Hardback (November 2008)
Tony Coady explores the challenges that morality poses to politics. He steers a course between realism, which rejects morality in politics, and moralism, which has a distorting influence on a realistic political morality; he seeks to rehabilitate the concept of ideals; and he discusses the contentious topics of 'dirty hands' and lying in politics.
Morality and Political Violence, Paperback (October 2007)
In this book, Coady brings a philosophical and ethical perspective to the subject of political violence.
Testimony, Paperback (October 1994)» View all books by Professor C. A. J. Coady
The role of testimony in the getting of reliable belief or knowledge is a central but neglected epistemological issue. In this work of original philosophy, Professor Coady explores the nature of testimony and the philosophical debates about it, in order to show how it might be defended as a source of knowledge.
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Author Biography - Professor C. A. J. Coady
Professor C.A.J. (Tony) Coady is Professorial Fellow in Applied Philosophy in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne and a Visiting Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
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