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Open moral communities

Author: Seymour J Mandelbaum
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seymour Mandelbaum's extended reflection on communities and the myths that sustain them is a plea for a communitarian sensibility. Communities are critically important in maintaining and adapting public moral orders. To do so, they must recruit, socialize, and discipline members; distinguish between members and strangers; collect resources; and cultivate a domain of competence." "The communitarian sensibility is a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour J Mandelbaum
ISBN: 0262133652 9780262133654
OCLC Number: 42080271
Notes: Some chapters previously published in various journals.
Description: xiv, 242 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Communitarian Sensibility --
Public Orders --
Moral Claims.
Responsibility: Seymour J. Mandelbaum.
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"Seymour J. Mandelbaum's Open Moral Communities is outstanding. It is caring, wise, learned, thoughtful, thought-provoking, and timely." James A. Throgmorton, University of Iowa, author of Planning Read more...

 
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