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Supererogation : definitions, features and characteristics

Scott, Jon J.


The object of this thesis is to determine if and how it makes sense to exceed one's duty or to perform acts above or beyond what one is required to do as matters of duty. In philosophical terms therefore, this thesis will study the definitions, features and characteristics of supererogation. In the president's address to the 1984 meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association, Kai Nielsen reviewed the main trends of post-war philosophical inquiry from Wittgenstein onwards and concluded...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-23
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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