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Author Zimmerman, Michael J., 1951-

Title Living with uncertainty : the moral significance of ignorance / by Michael J. Zimmerman
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 218 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in philosophy
Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Contents Ignorance and obligation -- Risk and rights -- Prospective possibilism -- Ignorance and responsibility
Summary Every choice we make is set against a background of massive ignorance about our past, our future, our circumstances and ourselves. Michael Zimmerman claims that our ignorance has an important moral significance, and offers an account of moral obligation and moral responsibility that is sharply at odds with prevailing wisdom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Ethics.
Ignorance (Theory of knowledge)
Uncertainty.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511429630 (electronic bk.)
0511430019 (electronic bk.)
0511481500 (ebook)
0521894913 (Cloth)
9780511429637 (electronic bk.)
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9780511481505 (ebook)
9780521894913 (Cloth)
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