The Agony of Choice

  title={The Agony of Choice},
  author={Paul Nieuwenburg},
  journal={Administration \& Society},
  pages={683 - 700}
  • P. Nieuwenburg
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Philosophy
  • Administration & Society
Moral pluralism is fashionable. However, the implications of moral pluralism for the investment an agent is prepared to make in his practical thinking are potentially self-defeating. In the public realm, with its added responsibility, an examination of these implications is all the more important. This article argues that we shall only be in a position to subscribe to pluralism in practice if certain moral dispositions, such as the virtues, are already in place. Pluralism requires responsibly… 

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