MORAL PRAGMATISM AND THE BUILDING OF A ROBUST MORAL SYSTEM

Idorenyin Francis Esikot

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The task of presenting a moral theory of the pragmatic thought is daunting in view of the lack of consensus about some ethical or moral concepts. This challenge notwithstanding, the  paper  discussesthe  fundamental  tenets  that  run  mainstream  in  such  thought  and highlights some ofthem that critic's have often found reasonablyworrisome. The paper argues  that  despite  the  pitfalls  in  moral  pragmatism,  when  properly  construe  has embedded in it potential for the building of a robust moral system.

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