Relativism and the Foundations of Liberalism

Imprint Academic (2004)
Abstract
Moral relativism is often regarded as both fatally flawed and incompatible with liberalism. This book aims to show why such criticism is misconceived. First, it argues that relativism provides a plausible account of moral justification. Drawing on the contemporary relatavist and universalist analyses of thinkers such as Harman, Nagel and Habermas, it develops an alternative account of coherence relativism.
Keywords Ethical relativism  Liberalism
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Call number BJ37.L66 2004
ISBN(s) 1845400046   9781845400040
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