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Moral Prejudices Essays on Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0674587162

ISBN-13: 9780674587168

Edition: 1995

Authors: Annette C. Baier

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Annette Baier delivers an appeal for our fundamental moral notions to be governed not by rules and codes but by trust: a moral prejudice. Along the way, she gives us the best feminist philosophy there is. Baier's topics range from violence to love, from cruelty to justice, and are linked by a preoccupation with vulnerability and inequality of vulnerability, with trust and distrust of equals, with cooperation and isolation. Throughout, she is concerned with the theme of women's roles. In this provocative exploration of the implications of trusting to trust rather than proscription, Baier interweaves anecdote and autobiography with readings of Hume and Kant to produce an entertaining,…    
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 2/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Annette C. Baier was Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy, Emerita, at the University of Pittsburgh. She also taught at the philosophy department of the University of Otago in New Zealand.

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