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The morality of everyday life : rediscovering an ancient alternative to the liberal tradition

Author: Thomas Fleming
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2004.
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Offers an alternative to the enlightened liberalism espoused by thinkers as different as Kant, Mill, Rand and Rawls. Fleming advocated a return to premodern traditions, such as those in the texts of Aristotle, the Talmud, and the folk wisdom in ancient Greek literature, for a solution to ethical predicaments.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fleming, Thomas, 1945-
Morality of everyday life.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003023962
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fleming
ISBN: 0826215092 9780826215093 0826262503 9780826262509
OCLC Number: 70739695
Description: 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents: Hell and other people --
Citizens of the world --
Too much reality --
Growing up un-absurd --
Problems of perspective --
The myth of individualism --
Goodbye, old rights of man.
Responsibility: Thomas Fleming.
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