Investigates a complex structure of morality, the demands such morality places on individuals, and the behavioral consequences of the system of right and wrong
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Charles Fried is Beneficial Professor of Law, Harvard University.Review:
The most outstanding feature of this book is the lucid account it presents of the workings of ordinary morality with regard to what the individual and the state may, may not, and must do. (Philosophical Books)
Fried's approach is indeed an important corrective to utilitarian calculations that are often all too ready to sacrifice individuals... on the altar of the greatest good... [This is] a well-written and provocative volume, containing discussions of many important issues. (The New Leader)
Charles Fried of the Harvard Law School has made an important contribution to the literature of ethics . 'On all great subjects much remains to be said,' wrote John Stuart Mill. Professor Fried has said it with great elegance. (Boston Globe)
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Book Description Harvard University Press, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110674769058
Book Description Harvard University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0674769058 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1190213