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For the Sake of Argument Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief

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ISBN-10: 0226283976

ISBN-13: 9780226283975

Edition: 2004

Authors: Eugene Garver

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Eugene Garver considers the relationship between thought & character. He demonstrates how acts of deliberation & persuasion foster friendship between individuals, leading to common action & diversity.
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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 0.65" wide x 0.90" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Eugene Garver is the Regents Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Saint John’s University and adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota. Among his earlier books are Aristotle’s Rhetoric: An Art of Character and Confronting Aristotle’s Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality, both published by the University of Chicago Press. In 2008, he bicycled from Cairo to Cape Town.

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