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Universalism vs. Communitarianism: Contemporary Debates in Ethics Hardcover – August 1, 1990

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This book focuses on the question, raised by recent work in normative philosophy, of whether ethical norms are best derived and justified on the basis of universal or communitarian standards. It is unique in representing both continental and American points of view as well as several generations of scholars. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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David M. Rasmussen is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Philosophy and Social Criticism" (1978- ), the "Philosophy and Social Criticism Book Series" (1995- ), and "Cultural Hermeneutics" (1973-7). He is the author of "Reading Habermas" (1990), "Symbol and Interpretation" (1974), and "Mythic-Symbolic Language and Philosophical Anthropology" (1971), editor of "Universalism vs. Communitarianism: Contemporary Debates in Ethics" (1990) and co-editor of "The Narrative Path" (1989) and "The Final Foucault" (1988). --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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