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The character gap. How good are we?

Author: Christian B Miller
Publisher: Kettering : Oxford University Press 2018.
Series: Philosophy in action.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We like to think of ourselves, our friends, and our families as pretty decent people. We may not be saints, but we are basically good, fairly honest, relatively kind, and mostly trustworthy. 0One of the central themes of 'The Character Gap' is that we are badly mistaken in thinking this way. In recent years, hundreds of psychological studies have been done which tell a rather different story. We have serious  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian B Miller
ISBN: 9780190264222 0190264225
OCLC Number: 1035750689
Description: 288 p.
Series Title: Philosophy in action.
Responsibility: Christian B. Miller.

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We like to think of ourselves and our friends and families as pretty good people. The more we put our characters to the test, however, the more we see that we are decidedly a mixed bag. Fortunately  Read more...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer taught us that nothing that we despise in the other is entirely absent from ourselves. Christian Miller teaches us that the road to virtue lies in humility about our own virtue Read more...

 
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