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Moral Contexts

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ISBN-10: 0742513793

ISBN-13: 9780742513792

Edition: 2002

Authors: Margaret Urban Walker

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To be truly reflective, moral thinking and moral philosophy must become aware of the contexts that bind our thinking about how to live. These essays show how to do this, and why it makes a difference. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Place of Moral Thinking
Contexts Absent or Ignored
Moral Particularity
Moral Luck and the Virtues of Impure Agency
Partial Consideration
Feminism as Theory and Context
What Does the Different Voice Say? Gilligan's Women and Moral Philosophy
Moral Understandings: Alternative "Epistemology" for a Feminist Ethics
Feminism, Ethics, and the Question of Theory
Seeing Power in Morality: A Proposal for Feminist Naturalism in Ethics
Some Thoughts on Feminists, Philosophy, and Feminist Philosophy
Institutional and Social Contexts
Keeping Moral Space Open: New Images of Ethics Consulting
Ineluctable Feelings and Moral Recognition
Naturalizing, Normativity, and Using What "We" Know in Ethics
Getting Out of Line: Alternatives to Life as a Career
The "Human" Context
Human Conditions
Index
About the Author