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Toleration by N. Fotion, Gerard Elfstrom
  

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Toleration by N. Fotion, Gerard Elfstrom

This text argues that toleration offers the useful possibility of responding to a difficult situation with a degree of flexibility not possible with the dichotomous concepts of good-bad, right-wrong, ethical-unethical, Right-Left.

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An extremely stimulating and readable monograph by two philosophers best known for their work in military ethics.... The writing is clear and unencumbered by philosophical jargon. - CHOICE


About the Author

Nick Fotion is a Professor of Philosophy, Emory University. He received his B.S. from Northwestern University, his M.A. from State University of Iowa, and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina. His Publications include Ethics (1968), Moral Situations (1968), Military Ethics (1986, with Gerard Elfstrom), Military Ethics: Looking Toward the Future (1991), and an edited volume Hare and Critics (1988, with Douglas Seanor).Gerard Elfstrom is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Auburn University. He received his B.A. from Cornell College and his M.A. and Ph.D from Emory University. His publications include Military Ethics (1986, with Nick Fotion), Ethics for a Shrinking World (1989), and Moral Issues and Multinational Cooperations.

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Book Info

Publication date

28th June 2002

Author

N. Fotion, Gerard Elfstrom

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Publisher

The University of Alabama Press

Format

Paperback
216 pages

Categories

Ethics & moral philosophy
Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

ISBN

9780817311933

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