Ethics After Babel: The Languages of Morals and Their Discontents

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Beacon Press, 1988 - Philosophy - 338 pages
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Taking up where MacIntyre left off, Stout tries to establish a way of doing ethics if we assume that the whole enlightenment project has failed at provided a coherent ethical theory. Unlike MacIntyre ... Read full review

Ethics after Babel: the languages of morals and their discontents

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In the first third of this ambitious book Stout explores theoretical ethics, arguing persuasively against nihilism, skepticism, and relativism. He then sympathetically considers a revised divine ... Read full review


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Jeffrey Stout is Professor of Religion at Princeton University. He is the author of "Ethics after Babel" (Princeton) as well as essays and reviews in such journals as "The Monist, New Literary History," and "The Journal of Religion." He is a contributing editor of the "Journal of Religious" Ethics.

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