'A marvellous work, one which ought to change the tone as well as the focus of much contemporary moral philosophy.'
- Bernadette Tobin, Australian'A superb, richly textured discussion which engages directly with real people and their deeply serious moral concerns.'
- Brenda Almond, THES'One can only acknowledge the justice and admire the acuteness of many of its critical contributions to contemporary debates in moral philosophy.'
- A.D.M. Walker, Journal of Applied Philosophy
About the Author
Raimond Gaita is Professor of Moral Philosophy at Kings College London and Professor of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University. His books include the award-winning biography of his father, Romulus, My Father
, A Common Humanity
and The Philosopher's Dog