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The honor code : how moral revolutions happen

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   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
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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In this landmark work, a leading philosopher demonstrates the revolutionary power of honor in ending human suffering.  Read more...

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"He [Appiah] sounds an urbane and civilised note when discussing what are often raucous and rancorous issues. But the civilised note is quietly compelling, and never more so than in this latest Read more...

 
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