Moral Failure: On the Impossible Demands of Morality

New York: Oup Usa (2014)
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Moral Failure: On the Impossible Demands of Morality asks what happens when the sense that "I must" collides with the realization that "I can't." Bringing together philosophical and empirical work in moral psychology, Lisa Tessman here examines moral requirements that are non-negotiable and that contravene the principle that "ought implies can."

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Lisa Tessman
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