Oxford University Press (1993)

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Thomas Hurka
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
Abstract
Hurka gives an account of perfectionism, which holds that certain states of humans, such as knowledge, achievement and friendship are good apart from any pleasure they may bring, and that the morally right act is always the one that most promotes these states. Beginning with an analysis of its central concepts, Hurka tries to regain for perfectionism a central place in contemporary moral debate.
Keywords Perfection   Ethics   Common good
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Reprint years 1993, 1996
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ISBN(s) 9780195101164   0195101162   0195080149
DOI 10.2307/2219860
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