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Terms of Debate: Moral Philosophy after 9/11 by Joseph Zalman Margolis. The short answer is that Moral Philosophy after 9/11 is very likely the closest we shall come to a practical theorizing of how to prevent race-suicide at the present time. Its greatest moral, and shortest line, is simply this: beware of men of principle (16). Confronting that fateful September event head-on, Margolis gives his opinion on what that terrorist strike should cause us all to consider.

Were the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks courageous "freedom fighters" or despicable terrorist murderers? These opposing characterizations reveal in extreme form the incompatibility between different moral visions that underlie many conflicts in the world today, conflicts that challenge us to consider how moral disputes may be resolved.

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Joseph Zalman Margolis (born May 16, 1924) is an American philosopher. A radical historicist, he has published many books critical of the central assumptions of Western philosophy, and has elaborated a robust form of relativism. His philosophical affinities include Protagoras, Hegel, . Peirce, John Dewey, Ludwig Wittgenstein, . Joseph Margolis was the son of Jewish immigrants from central Europe.

Margolis's book is a serious contribution to a new and valuable approach to moral philosophy

Margolis's book is a serious contribution to a new and valuable approach to moral philosophy. Rightly suspicious of approaches that attempt to ground morality in ultimate principles, Margolis seeks a way of understanding morality that heeds the data of the moral experience of individuals and groups of individuals. Focusing on intractable moral disputes, such as the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, Margolis provides a conceptual framework for a mode of moral reasoning that can move toward a modus vivendi, as opposed to a final moral judgment.

Moral Philosophy After 9 11. Joseph Margolis. Category: Общественные науки прочие, Философия. Historied Thought, Constructed World: A Conceptual Primer for the Turn of the Millennium. 2 Mb. The Quarrel Between Invariance and Flux: A Guide for Philosphers and Other Players (Studies of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium). Joseph Margolis, Jacques Catudal. Category: Образование. 910 Kb. 1 Mb. Selves and Other Texts: The Case for Cultural Realism.

Were the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks courageous "freedom fighters" or despicable terrorist murderers? These opposing characterizations reveal in extreme form the incompatibility between different moral visions that underlie many conflicts in the world today, conflicts that challenge us to consider how moral disputes may be resolved. Eschewing the resort to universal moral principles favored by traditional Anglo-American analytic philosophy, Joseph Margolis sets out to sketch an alternative approach that accepts the lack of any neutral ground or privileged normative perspective for deciding moral disputes.This "second-best" morality nevertheless aspires to achieve an "objectively" valid resolution through a dialectical procedure of reasoning toward a modus vivendi, an accommodation of prudential interests that are rooted in the customs and practices of the societies in conflict.

In working out this approach, Margolis engages with a wide range of thinkers, from Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Hegel through Nietzsche, Heidegger, Levinas, Rawls, Habermas, MacIntyre, Rorty, and Nussbaum, and his argument is enlivened by reference to many specific moral issues, such as abortion, the control of Kashmir, and the continuing struggle between the Muslim world and the West.


Moral Philosophy After 9/11 download epub
Humanities
Author: Joseph Margolis
ISBN: 0271024488
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Penn State University Press (June 21, 2005)
Pages: 168 pages