Value and Context: The Nature of Moral and Political Knowledge

Oxford University Press (2006)
Abstract
In Value and Context Alan Thomas articulates and defends the view that human beings do possess moral and political knowledge but it is historically and culturally contextual knowledge in ways that, say, mathematical or chemical knowledge is not. In his exposition of "cognitive contextualism" in ethics and politics he makes wide-ranging use of contemporary work in epistemology, moral philosophy, and political theory.
Keywords Ethics  Political science Philosophy
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Call number BJ1012.T53 2006
ISBN(s) 9780198250173   0199587272   0198250177  
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