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Description - Divine Motivation Theory by Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

Widely regarded as one of the foremost figures in contemporary philosophy of religion, Linda Zagzebski has written a new book that will be seen as a major contribution to ethical theory and theological ethics. At the core of the book lies a new form of virtue theory based on the emotions. Quite distinct from deontological, consequentialist and teleological virtue theories, this one has a particular theological, indeed Christian, foundation. The new theory helps to resolve philosophical problems and puzzles of various kinds: the dispute between cognitivism and non-cognitivism in moral psychology, the claims and counterclaims of realism and anti-realism in the metaphysics of value, and paradoxes of perfect goodness in natural theology, including the problem of evil. As with Zagzebski's previous Cambridge book Virtues of the Mind, this new book will be sought out eagerly by a broad swathe of professionals and graduate students in philosophy and religious studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521535762
ISBN-10: 052153576X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 430
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski is Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma.

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