Anthony Kenny

Sorting Right from Wrong

The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics

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Kenan Malik invites his readers to consider the following questions. Can the mind be understood scientifically, and morality objectively? Can morality be reduced to the pursuit of rational self-interest? Are desires and dispositions naturally given or socially created? Do humans possess moral choice? Can we transform human nature? 

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