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Our Search with Socrates for Moral Truth
by Gary Michael Atkinson
Catholic University of America Press, 2015
eISBN: 978-0-8132-2786-3 | Paper: 978-0-8132-2785-6
Library of Congress Classification B398.E8A78 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 170

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Many people believe that when it comes to moral questions, anyone's opinion is as good as anyone else's. Teachers of philosophy, by exposing students to the full panoply of moral theory, can reinforce this prejudice towards skepticism even when they intend to challenge it. Gary Michael Atkinson has taught introductory courses in philosophy for decades, and he has developed an effective approach to show that widespread skepticism based on the existence of persistent moral disagreement is mistaken. Our Search with Socrates for Moral Truth will appeal not only to students and teachers of philosophy but to any educated reader seeking to ascertain or defend the existence of moral truth.

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