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Good and Evil

An Absolute Conception

Good and Evil by Raimond Gaita
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Raimond Gaita's Good and Evil is one of the most important, original and provocative books on the nature of morality to have been published in recent years. It is essential reading for anyone interested in what it means to talk about good and evil. Gaita argues that questions about morality are inseparable from the preciousness of each human being, an issue we can only address if we place the idea of remorse at the centre of moral life. Drawing on an astonishing range of thinkers and writers, including Plato, Wittgenstein, George Orwell and Primo Levi, Gaita also reflects on the place of reason and truth in morality and ultimately how questions about good and evil are connected to the meaning of our lives.

This revised edition of Good and Evil includes a substantial new preface and afterword by the author.

Taylor and Francis; March 2004
400 pages; ISBN 9781134319022
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Title: Good and Evil
Author: Raimond Gaita
 
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0203489128
9780203489123
9780415332880
9781134319008
9781134319022