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Moral matters

by Jan Narveson

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont, Orchard Park, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social ethics.,
  • Social problems -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-337).

    StatementJan Narveson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM665 .N35 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6804765M
    ISBN 101551112124
    LC Control Number00267493

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    On What Matters: Volume Two Derek Parfit Abstract. This book is an important text in moral philosophy. It follows from the book Reasons and Persons, one of the landmarks of twentieth-century philosophy. The book presents a new treatment of reasons, rationality, and normativity, and a critical examination of three systematic moral theories Author: Derek Parfit.   Gavin Francis’s Adventures in Human Being, his book about medicine and the body, is out next May. To order Being Mortal for £ (RRP £) go to .

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