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The Lewd, the Rude and the Nasty

A Study of Thick Concepts in Ethics

The Lewd, the Rude and the Nasty( )
Author: Vayrynen, Pekka
Series title:Oxford Moral Theory Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $56.00
Book Description:

V#65533;yrynen argues that thick concepts -- such as lewd and rude, selfish and cruel, courageous and kind -- are evaluative only as a matter of pragmatics. If thick concepts are not inherently evaluative in meaning, they cannot have the deep and distinctive significance they are often given in moral philosophy.

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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.3 x 6.4 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.138 Pounds

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