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Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil

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DATUM IZLASKA: 2012
VELIČINA PO DATOTECI: 5,26
ISBN: 9780415890472
JEZIK: HRVATSKI
AUTOR: Edyvane, Derek
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The last decade has witnessed a growing perception of ethical crisis in public life. Circumstances of political uncertainty, fueled by the rise of international terror and global financial crisis, have placed the practice of civic virtue under severe strain. Our turbulent times have prompted many people to think less about the “good life” and the “good society” and more about their basic needs for safety and reassurance. Consequently, while prominent public commentators call for the reassertion of civic virtue in the public square, it is very hard to see what basis there can be for its practice in present conditions. This book articulates a new perspective on public morality in uncertain times by defending a radical re-orientation of civic ethics away from the pursuit of the good society and toward the prevention of the great evils of human life.

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