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Of mottos and morals : simple words for complex virtues

Author: Mike W Martin
Publisher: Lanham [Maryland] : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether in slogans, catchphrases, adages or proverbs, we encounter mottos every day, but we rarely take time to reflect on them. In Of Mottos and Morals: Simple Words for Complex Virtues, Martin  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike W Martin
ISBN: 9781442221291 1442221291
OCLC Number: 809411798
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 169 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Coping. Introduction ; Tools in coping --
Character. Identity and character ; Self-help, mutual-aid ; Pursuing happiness --
Community. Leading, creating, writing ; Mottos in the marketplace ; Campaigns and causes --
Credo. Ethical theories ; Spirituality ; Golden Rule pragmatism --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Mike W. Martin.

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