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The Practice of Value
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The Practice of Value

Joseph Raz and R. Jay Wallace


The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, which honor the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner, are presented annually at each of nine universities in the United States and Great Britain. They were established at the University of California, Berkeley, beginning in the 2000/1 academic year. This book is an exploration of a pervasive but puzzling aspect of our world: value. At the core of the book are the Tanner Lectures delivered at Berkeley in 2001 by the author, who has been one of the leading figures in moral and legal philosophy since the 1970s. His aim is to m ... More

Keywords: Obert Clark Tanner, human values, moral philosophy, legal philosophy, social practice, cultural relativism, human life, Christine Korsgaard, Robert Pippin, Bernard Williams

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199278466
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278466.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Raz, author
Professor of the Philosophy of Law, University of Oxford
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R. Jay Wallace, editor
Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley