Varieties of Moral Personality

Varieties of Moral Personality

Ethics and Psychological Realism

eBook - 1993
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Harvard University Press

Owen Flanagan argues in this book for a more psychologically realistic ethical reflection and spells out the ways in which psychology can enrich moral philosophy. Beginning with a discussion of such "moral saints" as Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Oskar Schindler, Flanagan charts a middle course between an ethics that is too realistic and socially parochial and one that is too idealistic, giving no weight to our natures.


Owen Flanagan argues in this book for a more psychologically realistic ethical reflection and spells out the ways in which psychology can enrich moral philosophy.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993, ©1991
Edition: 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780674036956
0674036956
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 393 pages)

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