Absolutism and Its Consequentialist Critics

Absolutism and Its Consequentialist Critics

By: Joram Graf Haber (author)Paperback

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Is the judicial execution of the innocent permissible to deter crime? Some advocates of consequentialism would respond yes, while moral absolutists argue that certain kinds of conduct, including this one, are absolutely prohibited, no matter what the consequences. This is the first collection that does justice to absolutism in its richness and subtleties.

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Joram Graf Haber, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Bergen Community College, is the author of Forgiveness (Rowman & Littlefield) and the editor of Doing and Being: Selected Readings in Moral Philosophy (Macmillan).

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780847678402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9780847678402
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 0847678407

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