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Own yourself : how to form your conscience

Author: William J O'Malley
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do you make yourself an adult rather than just hoping it happens to you? Own Yourself explores the ethical and moral issues that young people will need to address as adults in "the real world." It not only analyses the truths about being a decent human, it questions whether they "ring true"--Do they lead to a richer, worthier human life? In learning that no one can legitimately objectify a human being, Owning  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Malley, William J.
Own yourself.
New York : Paulist Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015042153
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J O'Malley
ISBN: 9780809149773 080914977X 9781587685903 1587685906
OCLC Number: 927104053
Description: xix, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Basic Assumptions --
Part One. Morality in General --
Part Two. Getting Down to Specifics --
Part Three. Virtues --
Part Four. The Web: The Human Ecology --
Appendix: Dilemmas for Discussion.
Responsibility: William J. O'Malley.

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How do you make yourself an adult rather than just hoping it happens to you? Own Yourself explores the ethical and moral issues that young people will need to address as adults in "the real world." It not only analyses the truths about being a decent human, it questions whether they "ring true"--Do they lead to a richer, worthier human life? In learning that no one can legitimately objectify a human being, Owning Yourself guides us in owning our potential as humans and setting it in motion toward its richest kind of fulfillment. -- Provided by publisher.

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