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Finite and Infinite Goods: A Framework for Ethics von Adams, Robert Merrihew (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 29.07.1999
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
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Finite and Infinite Goods: A Framework for Ethics

Renowned scholar Robert Adams explores the relation between religion and ethics through a comprehensive philosophical account of a theistically-based framework for ethics. Adams framework begins with the good rather than the right, and with excellence rather than usefulness. He argues that loving the excellent, of which adoring God is a clear example, is the most fundamental aspect of a life well lived. Developing his original and detailed theory, Adams contends that devotion, the sacred, grace, martyrdom, worship, vocation, faith, and other concepts drawn from religious ethics have been sorely overlooked in moral philosophy and can enrich the texture of ethical thought.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 29.07.1999
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780199880904
    Verlag: Oxford University Press
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