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The Ajax dilemma : justice, fairness, and rewards

Author: Paul Woodruff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Oxford University Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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A leading philosopher shows how the story of Ajax and Odysseus sheds new light on the contentious issue of disproportionate rewards in contemporary American society.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Woodruff
ISBN: 9780199356881 0199356882 9780199768615 0199768617
OCLC Number: 895135280
Description: 251 Seiten ; 18 cm
Contents: Part One Introductory ; Ajax ; What's at Stake: Rewards, Booty, and Incentives ; Part Two The Story of Ajax ; Part Three Learning from the Ajax Story ; A New Approach to Justice and Compassion ; The Myth ; Caring About Ajax ; The Storytellers ; The Contest: What Went Wrong ; Part Four Justice as Human Wisdom ; Bad Losers ; Compassion ; Fairness ; The Fairness Trap ; Good Things and their Doubles ; Justice ; Anger: Justice in the Soul ; Honor and Respect ; Wisdom ; Leadership ; The Answer: How to Survive the Dilemma ; Afterword ; Ajax and Odysseus: From Battlefield to Boardroom, by C. Cale McDowell
Responsibility: Paul Woodruff ; with an afterword by C. Cale McDowell.

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