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Introduction

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195134919
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834563 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134915.003.0001
Introduction

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Sets out the book's concerns with moral purpose, personal identity, and objective truth. These concerns arise out of a social context of postmodernity and moral relativism. Moral purpose, the chapter argues, derives from ultimate concern.

Keywords: moral purpose; moral relativism; personal identity; postmodernity; truth; ultimate concern

Chapter.  10171 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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