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In Search of the Ethical: Twentieth Century Moral Theory

In Search of the Ethical: Twentieth Century Moral Theory

1st Edition

Abraham Edel
April 30, 1993

The twentieth century has been rich in the variety of its ethical theories. Since the turn of the century, contending philosophical positions have tended to view ethics either as spiritual and separate from the natural world or as a function of bodily or material forces. Although both factions had...

Relating Humanities and Social Thought

Relating Humanities and Social Thought

1st Edition

Abraham Edel
January 30, 1990

In the current atmosphere of controversy about modes of interpreting literature, historical influences in science, and subtle ideologies in social theory, Abraham Edel confronts the institutionalized separation of the humanities and the sciences, the segregation of disciplines through structures...

Interpreting Education

Interpreting Education

1st Edition

Abraham Edel
January 30, 1985

What is meant by education? How are educational institutions and processes evaluated, and how can they be improved? What curriculum is best? How are philosophy and education related? Abraham Edel answers these questions in the course of exploring education. He considers the problems of educational...

Exploring Fact and Value

Exploring Fact and Value

1st Edition

Abraham Edel
January 15, 1980

The great twentieth-century dichotomy that has pervaded moral philosophy and value theory on the one hand and social science and social theory on the other, concerns this volume. Part one approaches this dichotomy between fact (knowledge/science) and value (worth/morality) from different angles. It...

Analyzing Concepts in Social Science

Analyzing Concepts in Social Science

1st Edition

Abraham Edel
January 15, 1979

The problem created by diverse and competing modes of conceptual analysis that have been employed in the social disciplines is the topic of this first volume of the Science, Ideology, and Value series. How such conflicts are to be interpreted is the main philosophical task of this book. The...

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