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Hypocrisy : ethical investigations

Author: Béla Szabados; Eldon Soifer
Publisher: Peterborough, ON : Broadview Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hypocrisy: ethical investigations seeks to illuminate the concept of hypocrisy by exploring its multiple roles in our moral and political lives and struggles. The authors provide a critical examination of a wide range of perspectives on the nature, varieties, and significance of hypocrisy, arguing that it is a key concept in the investigation of the field of morality in general, including its moralizing  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Béla Szabados; Eldon Soifer
ISBN: 1551115573 9781551115573
OCLC Number: 54692996
Description: 352 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I: Origins, method, and cases --
Historical sketch of a concept --
Remarks on method --
A catalogue of cases --
II: Moral theory --
Virtue ethics: hypocrisy after Aristotle --
Consequentialism and hypocrisy --
Kant and hypocrisy --
Egoism and hypocrisy --
III: Privacy, tolerance, and social justice --
Politics and hypocrisy --
Privacy and hypocrisy --
Tolerance and hypocrisy --
Double standards and equality --
IV: Deception: aspects and roles --
Hypocrisy and deception --
Self-deceptive hypocrisies: the complacent, the self-righteous, and the cynical --
Hypocrisy, change of mind, and weakness of will --
V: Irony, hypocrisy, and Socrates --
Irony and hypocrisy --
The complex figure of Socrates --
Socrates, style, and us.
Responsibility: Béla Szabados and Eldon Soifer.
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A critical examination of a wide range of perspectives on the nature, varieties, and significance of hypocrisy, arguing that it is a key concept in guiding us through the investigation of the field  Read more...

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