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The Resource Science and the good : the tragic quest for the foundations of morality, James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky

Science and the good : the tragic quest for the foundations of morality, James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky

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Science and the good : the tragic quest for the foundations of morality
Title
Science and the good
Title remainder
the tragic quest for the foundations of morality
Statement of responsibility
James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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1955-
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Hunter, James Davison
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Nedelisky, Paul
Series statement
Foundational questions in science
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  • Science
  • Ethics
  • Science
  • Right and wrong
  • Ethics, Evolutionary
Target audience
adult
Label
Science and the good : the tragic quest for the foundations of morality, James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-274) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface: The argument, in brief -- Part I: Introduction. Our promethean longing -- Part II. The historical quest. Early formulations ; Three schools of enlightenment thinking - and one lingering and disturbing worry ; The new synthesis -- Part III. The quest thus far. What has science found? ; The proclivity to overreach ; Intractable challenges -- Part IV. Enduring quandaries. The quest, redirected ; The promethean temptation - and the problem of unintended consequences
Control code
on1054933717
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 289 pages
Isbn
9780300196283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1054933717
Label
Science and the good : the tragic quest for the foundations of morality, James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface: The argument, in brief -- Part I: Introduction. Our promethean longing -- Part II. The historical quest. Early formulations ; Three schools of enlightenment thinking - and one lingering and disturbing worry ; The new synthesis -- Part III. The quest thus far. What has science found? ; The proclivity to overreach ; Intractable challenges -- Part IV. Enduring quandaries. The quest, redirected ; The promethean temptation - and the problem of unintended consequences
Control code
on1054933717
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 289 pages
Isbn
9780300196283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1054933717

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