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Honor.

Author: Anthony Cunningham
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge studies in ethics and moral theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor's rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor's influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be compatible with social ideals like liberty, equality, and fraternity. Cunningham details a conception of honor that can do  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cunningham, Anthony.
Honor: A Defense.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Cunningham
ISBN: 9781134058877 113405887X
OCLC Number: 870590304
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Wrath of Achilles; 2 Honor Stories; 3 Honor's Demise; 4 Is Honor Inevitably Flawed?; 5 Modern Honor: Character; 6 Modern Honor: Relating and Doing; 7 Shameless Morality; 8 Whose Honor?; Final Thoughts; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge studies in ethics and moral theory.

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This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor's rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor's influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be compatible with social ideals like liberty, equality, and fraternity. Cunningham details a conception of honor that can do justice to these ideals. This vision revolves around three elements-character (being), relationships (relating), and activities and accomplishment (doing). Taken together, these.

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