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- DescriptionIn this accessible yet throught-provoking work, Lisa Tessman takes us through gripping examples of the impossible demands of morality - some epic, and others quotidian - whose central predicament is: How do we make decisions when morality demands we do something that we cannot?
- Author BiographyLisa Tessman is Professor of Philosophy at Binghamton University. She teaches and does research in ethics, moral psychology, feminist philosophy, and related areas. Her work focuses on understanding how real human beings construct morality and experience moral demands, especially under difficult conditions. She is the author of Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles (OUP, 2005), and Moral Failure: On the Impossible Demands of Morality (OUP, 2015).
- Author(s)Lisa Tessman
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication31/08/2017
- Series TitlePhilosophy in Action
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Width127 mm
- Height178 mm
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