This book elaborates an ethic in which beneficence on a personal and communal level has moral force; proposes the idea of an interplay between compassion and reason to help address moral problems; and sketches the conditions necessary for a democratic approach to such problems.
Martin, Mike W. "A Review of Erich H. Loewy, Moral Strangers, Moral Acquaintance, and Moral Friends." Ethics. (1998), 639-640."
University of Chicago Press
This review was originally published in Ethics in 1998.