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The Concept of Moral Consensus
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: K. Bayertz
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The demand for consensus arises due to its absence. For each opinion held there will be another to counter it, and for each approach to problem solving an alternative will be suggested. Focusing on the bioethical problems surrounding new technical interventions in human reproduction, 15 authors try to examine the
John Locke's Politics of Moral Consensus
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Greg Forster
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-02-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The aim of this book is twofold: to explain the reconciliation of religion and politics in the work of John Locke, and to explore the relevance of that reconciliation for politics in our own time. Confronted with deep social divisions over ultimate beliefs, Locke sought to unite society in a
Critical Rationalism and the Theory of Society
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Investigating Karl Popper’s philosophy of critical rationalism, Critical Rationalism and the Theory of Society, Volume 1, explores a non-justificationist conception of critical reason and its fundamental outcomes for the theory of society. Through a set of fundamental contributions to epistemology, the theory of rationality and sociology, this volume (a) situates
Ethical Consensus and the Truth of Laughter
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Hub Zwart
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Peeters Publishers

We participate in moral debate, instead of taking established morality for granted, because of our discontent with the moral discourse already existing. We feel that something is distorted or concealed, that something remains to be said. One of the strategies to expose the deficiencies of established discourse is critical argument,
The Concept of Community
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Scott Greer
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge

"Community" is a basic concept, perhaps the basic concept, in social science and in social philosophy. Its meanings are many and varied, yet it is pre-eminent in discussions of man and his world. The editors of this book have selected material from many sources in an attempt to explore the