When Doing the Right Thing is Impossible

Oxford University Press (2017)
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In this accessible yet throught-provoking work, Lisa Tessman takes us through gripping examples of the impossible demands of morality -- some epic, and others quotidian -- whose central predicament is: How do we make decisions when morality demands we do something that we cannot?

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Lisa Tessman
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