top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Friendship
Liberty, Equality, and Utility
Friendship
Click on image to enlarge

James O. Grunebaum - Author
Price: $57.50 
Hardcover - 202 pages
Release Date: March 2003
ISBN10: 0-7914-5717-6
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-5717-7

Quantity:  
Price: $29.95 
Paperback - 202 pages
Release Date: March 2003
ISBN10: 0-7914-5718-4
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-5718-4

Quantity:  
Price: $29.95 
Electronic - 202 pages
Release Date: February 2012
ISBN10: N/A
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-8687-0

Quantity: 
Before purchasing a SUNY Press PDF eBook
for the first time you must read this...

click here
Available as a Google eBook,
for other eReaders and tablet devices,
Click icon below...

Available on Kno platform as an interactive eBook for use on iPad, Web and Android devices. Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

Addresses the question of whether special preference for friends is morally justified.

In Friendship, James O. Grunebaum introduces a new conceptual framework to articulate, explain, and understand similarities and differences between various conceptions of friendship. Asking whether special preference for friends is morally justified, Grunebaum answers that question by analyzing a comprehensive comparison of not only Aristotle’s three well-known kinds of friendship—pleasure, utility, and virtue—but also a variety of lesser-known friendship conceptions from Kant, C. S. Lewis, and Montaigne. The book clarifies differences about how friends ought to behave toward each other and how these differences are, in part, what separate the various conceptions of friendship.

"Philosophical treatments of friendship are very important in our time and are neglected. Grunebaum pursues the issues of how can one show the partiality to friends that friendship demands and at the same time give the equal treatment to non-friends that equality demands. This is an important issue in ethics." — John R. Scudder Jr., coauthor of Beyond Friendship and Eros: Unrecognized Relationships between Men and Women

James O. Grunebaum is Professor of Philosophy at Buffalo State College, State University of New York. He is the author of Private Ownership.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Preference for Friends

2. The Structure of Friendship

3. Internal Justifications

4. External Justifications

5. Conclusions: Friendships and Preferences

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index



Related Subjects
41454/41455(JFB/LDS/FK)

Related Products

Art and Its Significance
Art and Its Significance
Being and Time
Being and Time
Human Experience
Human Experience
The Moral Warrior
The Moral Warrior
The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives
The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg