Dissent on Core Beliefs Hardback

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Dissent on Core Beliefs

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Difference, diversity and disagreement are inevitable features of our ethical, social and political landscape. This collection of new essays investigates the ways that various ethical and religious traditions have dealt with intramural dissent, covering nine separate traditions: Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, liberalism, Marxism, South Asian religions, and natural law. Each chapter lays out the distinctive features, history and challenges of intramural dissent within each tradition, enabling readers to identify similarities and differences between traditions. The book concludes with an Afterword by Michael Walzer, offering a synoptic overview of the challenge of intramural dissent and the responses to that challenge. Committed to dialogue across cultures and traditions, the collection begins that dialogue with the common challenges facing all traditions: how to maintain cohesion and core values in the face of pluralism, and how to do this in a way that is consistent with the internal ethical principles of the traditions.

Dissent on Core Beliefs was published by Cambridge University Press in April 2015. The ISBN for Dissent on Core Beliefs is 9781107101524.

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Details for Dissent on Core Beliefs

Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (April 2015)
Number of Pages254
Thickness19 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4314442
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