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The honor code : how moral revolutions happen

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Intertwining philosophy and historical narrative, Appiah has created a remarkably dramatic work, which demonstrates that honor is the driving force in the struggle against man's inhumanity to man--and the foundation of democratic movements such as the emancipation of women, slaves, and the oppressed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Appiah, Kwame Anthony.
Honor code.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2010
(DLC) 2010019086
(OCoLC)601094356
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 9780393340525 039334052X 9780393071627 0393071626
OCLC Number: 601094356
Awards: Winner of New York Times Notable Book 2010.
Description: xix, 264 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
The duel dies --
Freeing Chinese feet --
Suppressing Atlantic slavery --
Wars against women --
Lessons and legacies.
Responsibility: Kwame Anthony Appiah.
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"[Appiah's] work reveals the heart and sensitivity of a novelist...Fascinating, erudite and beautifully written."-The New York Times Book Review  Read more...

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"Appiah lays out a concept that is not only compelling in its own right but also suggests a connection that may in time help to collate biological and cultural exploration of human morality." -- Read more...

 
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