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Wicked pleasures : meditations on the seven "deadly" sins

Author: Robert C Solomon
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1999.
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"The seven deadly sins have provided gossip, amusement, and the plots of morality plays for nearly fifteen hundred years. In Wicked Pleasures, well-known philosopher, business ethicist, and admitted sinner Robert C. Solomon brings together a varied group of contributors for a new look at an old catalogue of sins: gluttony, pride, sloth, greed, anger, lust, and envy."--BOOK JACKET. "In his pithy introduction Solomon  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wicked pleasures.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Solomon
ISBN: 0847692507 9780847692507 0742508455 9780742508453
OCLC Number: 39335395
Description: vii, 166 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Gluttony / William Ian Miller --
Pride / Jerome Neu --
Sloth / Thomas Pynchon --
Greed / James Ogilvy --
Anger / Elizabeth V. Spelman --
Lust / William H. Gass --
Envy / Don Herzog.
Responsibility: edited by Robert C. Solomon.


This text looks at the seven deadly sins. It introduces the sins as a group, noting their popularity and persuasiveness. From the formation of the canon by Pope Gregory the Great, the seven have  Read more...


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Wicked Pleasures is a collection of well-informed, sometimes irreverent essays that reflect upon the so-called seven deadly sins-lust, anger, envy, gluttony, greed, pride, sloth-and in that process Read more...

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