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Ten Universal Principles

Paperback|Oct 2011
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How do we make sense of life? How should we treat others? How should we reasonably be expected to be treated by others? When human life is at stake, are there reasonable principles we can rely on to guide our...


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How do we make sense of life? How should we treat others? How should we reasonably be expected to be treated by others? When human life is at stake, are there reasonable principles we can rely on to guide our actions? How should our laws be framed to protect human life? What kind of society should be built?
Many people rely on their religious beliefs to answer these questions. But not everyone accepts the same religious premises or recognizes the same spiritual authorities. Are there "public arguments"--reasons that can be given that do not presuppose agreement on religious grounds or common religious commitments--that can guide our thoughts and actions, as well as our laws and public policies?


In Ten Universal Principles: A Brief Philosophy of the Life Issues, Jesuit Father Robert Spitzer sets out, in a brief, yet highly-readable and lucid style, ten basic principles that must govern the reasonable person's thinking and acting about life issues. A highly-regarded philosopher, Father Spitzer provides an intelligent outline for thinking and talking about human life. This book is a powerful tool for persuasively articulating and effectively inculturating a prolife philosophy.


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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 343907
  • Product Code 9781586174750
  • ISBN 1586174754
  • EAN 9781586174750
  • Pages 155
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ignatius Press
  • Publication Date Oct 2011
  • Dimensions 203 x 135 x 18mm
  • Weight 0.250kg

Robert J Spitzer

Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., is founder and president of Magis Institute for Faith and Reason, Irvine, California, former president of Gonzaga University, and host of a popular series on EWTN. His books include Healing the Culture; The Spirit of Leadership; New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy and Five Pillars of the Spiritual Life.

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