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Perfectionist Turn : From Metanorms to Metaethics - (Paperback)

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Contemporary political philosophy - especially in the works of Martha Nussbaum, John Rawls and Amartya Sen - has assumed that it can separate itself off from other philosophical positions and frameworks. In this book, Den Uyl and Rasmussen challenge this trend by moving from the liberalism they advocate in their earlier work to what they call "individualistic perfectionism" in ethics. They continue to challenge the assumption that a neo-Aristotelian ethical framework cannot support a liberal, non-perfectionist political theory by filling in the nature of the perfectionist ethical approach utilised in their previous political theorising.
Number of Pages: 346
Genre: Philosophy, Political Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Author: Douglas J. Den Uyl & Douglas B. Rasmussen
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2017
TCIN: 53001099
UPC: 9781474428439
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-9514
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