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Explanations of moral failure

Mallock, David

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This introductory chapter consists mainly of an account of the way I use the terms 'explanation', 'moral', and 'failure'. The explanations discussed feature in everyday life and are not grounded on scientific accounts of human personality and behaviour. The term 'moral' has a narrow and a broad application deriving from two types of moral code. On the narrow view moral failure is closely tied to wrong-doing, while on the broad view it arises from an insufficiency in what a person makes of his...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10518

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