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A moral discourse of the power of interest

A moral discourse of the power of interest

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Published by Printed by Tho. Hodgkin for the author, and are to be sold by John Taylor ... and may be had at Mr. Trehern"s ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Controversial literature,
  • Self-interest

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Abercromby ..
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 46:6
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[24], 191 p
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18032177M

      Earlier this year scholars gathered at Union University for a conference considering the work of Robert P. George in his book Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality. One theme of the conference was how religion and reason can help us understand and promote the common good. Descartes is not well known for his contributions to ethics. Some have charged that it is a weakness of his philosophy that it focuses exclusively on metaphysics and epistemology to the exclusion of moral and political philosophy. Such criticisms rest on a misunderstanding of the broader framework of Descartes’ philosophy.

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. and a commitment to the common good, and power located in self-interest. Our contention is that moral power, seemingly an oxymoron, is actually a widely present and important factor in social. Put another way, moral power is important when there is moral ambiguity and the ability to persuade those on the fence as to what is moral is critical.

      In a post-truth world, and one where the death of expertise is an increasing threat, it makes sense that artificial moral dialogue should find a place in political discourse. In other words, as Tom Nichols has pointed out in his book The Death of Expertise, the low-information voter and other sorts of political ignorance (e.g.. The Social Contract theory is as old as the sophists of Greece (see Plato, Republic, Book II and the Gorgias), and as elusive. It has been adapted to the most opposite points of view, and used, in different forms, on both sides of every question to which it could conceivably be applied.


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