The Radical Choice and Moral Theory Through Communicative Argumentation to Phenomenological Subjectivity (Analecta Husserliana) by Zhenming Zhai

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  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics (General),
  • Religion,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Movements - Phenomenology,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Ethics,
  • Phenomenology

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Number of Pages201
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ISBN 100792328914
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In a crisp, original style the author approaches the crucial question of moral theory, the `is--ought' problem via communicative argumentation. Moving to the end of Habermas's conception of the communicative action, he introduces the concept of `radical choice' as the key to the transition from the descriptive to the : Zhenming Zhai.

In a crisp, original style the author approaches the crucial question of moral theory, the `is--ought' problem via communicative argumentation. Moving to the end of Habermas's conception of the communicative action, he introduces the concept of `radical choice' as the key to the transition from the descriptive to the normative.

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