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Absolutism and Its Consequentialist Critics :  Soulcraft and Citizenship in Contemporary America - Joram Graf Haber

Absolutism and Its Consequentialist Critics

Soulcraft and Citizenship in Contemporary America

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...a clear and sharp introduction which defines absolutism from both consequentialism and more moderate deontological views... -ETHICS

. . . outstanding collection of pieces... the reader will almost certainly have at the end the materials with which to make their own assessment of the contending positions. Few anthologies indeed ever achieve this.--R G. Frey, Bowling Green State University

Introductionp. 1
On A Supposed Right to Lie from Altruistic Motivesp. 15
Persons, Means, and Endsp. 21
War and Murderp. 29
Cases of Necessityp. 41
The Moral Law and the Law of Godp. 63
Right and Wrong as Absolutep. 73
A Critique of Consequentialismp. 93
What a Good Man Can Bring Himself to Dop. 109
Absolutism and the Good Lifep. 119
Are There Any Absolute Rights?p. 129
The Problem of Abortion and the Doctrine of the Double Effectp. 147
Who Is Wronged?p. 159
Against Moral Conservatismp. 161
Whatever the Consequencesp. 175
A Note on Mr. Bennettp. 197
On Moral Absolutismp. 199
War and Massacrep. 217
Utilitarianism and the Rules of Warp. 237
Rules of War and Moral Reasoningp. 253
Selected Bibliographyp. 267
Acknowledgmentsp. 271
Indexp. 273
About the Editorp. 277
About the Contributorsp. 279
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ISBN: 9780847678402
ISBN-10: 0847678407
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: November 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.43