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Durkheim, Morals And Modernity - William Watts Miller

Durkheim, Morals And Modernity

Hardcover Published: 27th July 2005
ISBN: 9781857283358
Number Of Pages: 300

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Thorough and wide-ranging examination of the science of morals, reviving and defending the tradition of a scientific approach to ethics. Engages with recent debates on modernism and morality, demonstrating the contemporary relevance of Durkheim's ideas. This book is intended for social and political theory, philosophy of science and Durkheimian studies within sociology, philosophy and politics.

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introduction: Durkheim's Projectp. 1
Americap. 23
Developing a Moral Sciencep. 25
Towards a New Spirit of the Lawsp. 47
The Division of Labourp. 73
The Organic Selfp. 95
Modern Ills and Modern Idealsp. 117
The Kingdom and the Republicp. 139
Virtue Ethics: Duty and the Goodp. 141
Rational Ethics: Autonomyp. 163
From the Kingdom of Ends to the Republic of Personsp. 185
A Secular Religion?p. 207
The Cult of Manp. 229
Conclusion: From ""is"" to ""ought'p. 251
Referencesp. 271
Indexp. 283
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ISBN: 9781857283358
ISBN-10: 185728335X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 27th July 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1