Reciprocity

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986 - Political Science - 436 pages
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"Reciprocity is an exciting book-it forces its readers to rethink some important issues in recent moral philosophy."-Ruth Anna Putnam, Ethics "By reciprocity Becker understands a complex disposition to make suitable return for the benefit we receive from others, to resist the harm others inflict on us rather than retaliate for it, and to make restitution for the harm we ourselves cause. . . . This is a clearly written book which makes fresh contributions to a number of topics."-A. D. M. Walker, Philosophical Books

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Props for being one of the few in-depth, monographic-length treatments of reciprocity. That said, this is often a bewildering text. His philosophic discussion is frequently interrupted by fictional ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction to Part 1
3
Moral Theory
37
Reciprocity
73
Copyright

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