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Ethics, politics, and democracy : from primordial principles to prospective practices

Author: Jose V Ciprut
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interdisciplinary discussion of the normative underpinnings of political governance from Ancient Mesopotamia to modern AmericaThis volume examines continuities and change in the normative underpinnings of both ancient and modern practices of political governance, public duties, private virtues, and personal responsibilities. As such, it stands at the cross-disciplinary intersection between the practice of democratic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethics, politics, and democracy.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008014044
(OCoLC)216938317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jose V Ciprut
ISBN: 9780262270397 0262270390 9781441604415 1441604413
OCLC Number: 317116503
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 357 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prisoners of our dilemmas / Jose V. Ciprut --
Law and mortality in ancient Near Eastern thought / Barry L. Eichler --
On an ethic of peace grounded on justice: an eighteenth-century voice / Paul Guyer --
Ethics, modernity, and human-animal relations / Adrian R. Morrison --
The future of genetics in medicine: practices, prospects, and peril / Reed E. Pyeritz --
Ego and ethos / David R. Williams --
Trust, ethics, and markets / Paul R. Kleindorfer --
Ethics, morals, and the state: rereading the classical view / J.J. Mulhern --
Ethics, morality, and religion: directional transitions and trends, east and west / Don Baker --
Exclusion, fear, and identity in emerging democracies / Jeff Spinner-Halev --
Politics of ethics: toward an ethic of egalitarian democracy? / Kevin Cameron --
The problem of a democratic ethic / Richard Schuldenfrei --
On the need and requirements for a global ethic of communication / Thomas W. Cooper and Clifford G. Christians --
The long road ahead: a mode of democratic citizenship inseparable from a shared ethic of responsible freedoms / Jose V. Ciprut.
Responsibility: Jose V. Ciprut, editor.

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