Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account

2015.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin Jung, Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account, Routledge, 2015, 202pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2015.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin Jung, Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account, Routledge, 2015, 202pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138840676. Reviewed by Daniel Crow, University of Wisconsin-Madison It is easy to be misled by the title of Kevin Jung's new book. Jung does not discuss either Commonsense Morality or intuitionism until the antepenultimate chapter, and he does not focus on Christian Ethics until the final one. So what is the majority of this book actually about? I think the best way to describe it is as a defense of a coherent set of philosophical positions that are each highly regarded in the Analytic Philosophical Tradition (viz. foundationalism, moral realism, and intuitionism) addressed to philosophical concerns characteristic of the Continental Tradition. Jung articulates some of these concerns in the opening chapter, "Varieties of Postmodern Ethics." The common thread he discerns running. . .

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