Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2007) IX/2


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CONTENTS

Monographica: Agostino e la giustizia
Augustine and justice

Maria Bettetini and Giovanni Catapano
Guest Editors' Preface

Pietro Calogero
Sul concetto di iuris consensus in sant’Agostino

Philippe Curbelie
Iniustus dans le De ciuitate Dei

Robert Dodaro
I fondamenti teologici del pensiero politico agostiniano: le virtù teologali dello statista come ponte tra le due città

Christoph Horn
Politische Gerechtigkeit bei Cicero und Augustinus

Eva-Maria Kuhn
Justice Applied by the Episcopal Arbitrator: Augustine and the Implementation of Divine Justice

Paolo Di Lucia
Agostino filosofo del diritto: la lettura di Sergio Cotta

Sergio Cotta
Legge e sicurezza

Dialoghi di Etica

Barbara De Mori
Presentazione

Michele di Francesco
Neurofilosofia, naturalismo e statuto dei giudizi morali

Simone Pollo
L’uso pubblico del naturalismo

Roberto Festa
Teoria dei giochi ed evoluzione delle norme morali

Gianfranco Pellegrino
Teoria dei giochi ed etica naturalistica

Massimo Reichlin
Appunti sulla relazione di Roberto Festa

Roberto Mordacci
I limiti del naturalismo in etica

Sergio Cremaschi
Naturalizzazione senza naturalismo: una prospettiva per la metaetica

Luciana Ceri
Due limiti del naturalismo

Paolo Zecchinato
Pinker e il marchingegno morale

Sergio Filippo Magni
Pinker, la metaetica e il libero arbitrio

Varia

Maurizio Ferraris
Documentalità: ontologia del mondo sociale

Charles Geshekter
Myths and Misconceptions of the Orthodox View of AIDS in Africa

Joseph Grcic
Hobbes and Rawls on Political Power

Pierpaolo Marrone
Aspettative morali legittime: glosse al paragrafo 48 di Una teoria della giustizia di J. Rawls

Ferdinando G. Menga
Order as Unclosed Scene. The Alienness of Origin between Translation and Tragedy

Georg Spielthenner
Moral Reasons

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