Real American ethics : taking responsibility for our country /

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Main Author: Borgmann, Albert.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction : the place of ethics
  • 1. Real American ethics
  • 2. Decency and passion
  • 3. Kinds of ethics
  • pt. 1. Theoretical ethics
  • 4. Moral landmarks
  • 5. Jefferson and Kant
  • 6. The pursuit of happiness
  • 7. Evolutionary psychology
  • 8. John Rawls
  • pt. 2. Practical ethics
  • 9. Theory and practice.
  • 10. Personal virtues
  • 11. Political virtues
  • pt. 3. Real ethics
  • 12. Recognizing reality
  • 13. The economy of the household
  • 14. The design of public space
  • 15. Realizing American ethics
  • Notes
  • Index.