3 edition of Moral powers found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-194) and index.
|LC Classifications||BJ1012 .H64 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 199 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||199|
|LC Control Number||89112977|
moral power, seemingly an oxymoron, is actually a widely present and important factor in social and political life. Moral power is the degree to which an actor, by virtue of his or her perceived moral stature, is able to persuade others to adopt a particular belief or take a particular course of action.
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The Moral Clarity of. This work delves into the topic of moral education in America's K schools. Following an introductory historical chapter, it analyzes salient topics and notable leaders in the field of moral education.
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Browse staff picks, author features, and more. Originally published inthis book subverts an attitude towards the moral dimension of life which the author terms ‘ethical cynicism’.
It discusses a theory of moral powers – a theory which shows that moral values are immensely potent sources of power. The author argues that there is a co. The 12th novel from Richard Powers is magnificent and troubling, a symphonic tour de force with both human and tree characters that leave readers with a new reality.
We asked Powers four questions about The Overstory. His answers are appropriately epic. To what degree (if any) do you consider your work to be a moral or didactic project.
Am I mistaken in feeling that The Overstory isn’t. The Moral Logic of Humanitarian Intervention Samantha Power made a career arguing for America’s “responsibility to protect.” During her years in the White House, it became clear that Author: Dexter Filkins.
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Powers explores sin as a pathogenic disfigurement that shapes cultural values and ethical ideas, frequently resulting in moral injury. Combat veterans experience a humanity deprived of grace and are devoured by the forces of war, often suffering post-traumatic stress : Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
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Get this from a library. Moral powers, fragile beliefs: essays in moral and religious philosophy. [Joseph Carlisle; James Carter; Daniel Whistler;] -- Internationally renowned philosophers and up-and-coming researchers explore the intersection of philosophy of religion and moral philosophy.
Moral Moral Philosophy contemplates Human Nature, its Moral Powers and Connections, and from these deduces the Laws of Action; and is defined more strictly the “ Science of Manners or Duty, which it traces from Man’s Nature and Condition, and shews to terminate in his Happiness.”.
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By placing Gulliver amongst people of extremely different physical circumstances than his own, Gulliver’s adventures dramatize the distinction between moral and physical power. In Lilliput, Gulliver’s huge size advantage over the Lilliputians would make it easy for him to treat them like inhuman vermin and to assert himself against them by physical force (he even imagines squashing them by.
All the Powers of Earth is the political story of all time. Lincoln achieves the presidency by force of strategy, of political savvy and determination. This is Abraham Lincoln, who indisputably becomes the greatest president and moral leader in the nation’s ed on: Septem SOCIAL JUSTICE: THE MORAL FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH POLICY Authored By: Madison Powers and Ruth Faden * In this pathbreaking book, senior bioethicists Powers and Faden confront foundational issues about health and justice.
How much inequality in health can a just society tolerate. In a world filled with. A recurring theme in the book’s four chapters is the way the characters in Samuel instrumentalize their (sometimes genuine) moral concerns in self-serving ways.
Both Saul and David demonstrate a readiness to convert the means—keeping power—into an end. Hard Times – For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in The book surveys English society and satirises the social and economic conditions of the era.
Hard Times is unusual in several ways. It is by far the shortest of Dickens' novels, barely a quarter of the length of those written immediately before and after : Charles Dickens.
Moral Authorship as moral (learning) power gives the people-professional the opportunity to understand their considerations and their professional performance better and commit themselves to authentic relationships, both private as in work.
Moral Authorship is a narrative processNarrative Powers. In the stories that people-professionals tell or. Source: Introduction to Cicero De Officiis, translated with an Introduction and Notes by Andrew P.
Peabody (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., ). INTRODUCTION. There are two systems of ethical philosophy, which in every age divide speculative moralists, and are recognized with a more or less distinct consciousness in the conduct of life by all in whom the moral sense has attained mature.
The moral powers of victims include the negative power of blame, which can sometimes evoke guilt and a sense of obligation in wrongdoers, and the positive power of forgiveness, which can relieve burdens for both victims and wrongdoers that may be otherwise unrelievable, even by punishment.
Punishment is an attempt at rectification and restoration of the balance disrupted by wrongdoing. How could The Overstory be considered a book of the year.
Richard Powers’ novel has its heart in a fine place, but it works by browbeating the. The value of the moral powers, and their frequently incredible influence, are best exemplified by history, and this is the most generous and purest nourishment which the mind of the general can extract from it.
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This page is about Moral Inventory and it's historical roots in AA. In order to "thoroughly follow" the path of the founders we need to know the context of the Big Book instructions. The book includes a careful comparison of Powers' and Fadens' approach to social justice with those of other theorists, including notably Rawls, Sen and Nussbaum.
With their eyes firmlyfixed on the injustices of this world and what is known about their causal determinants, Powers and Faden place a six dimensional theory of well-being at the. The Philosophy of the Active'and Moral Powers of Man was the last of his publications; it came from the press in the spring ofa few weeks before the author's death.
An unfriendly and severe critic in the Penny Cyclopaedia admits, in respect to this treatise, that it. “Alex Epstein has written an eloquent and powerful argument for using fossil fuels on moral grounds alone.
A remarkable book.” —MATT RIDLEY, author of The Rational Optimist. “If you want to see the power of fine logic, fine writing, and fine research, read Epstein’s book. In my long career, it is simply the best popular-market book.
An Interview. Richard Powers Interview by Bradford Morrow. (It occurs to me that the detective-explorer who is the moral center of your own most recent book, the beautiful Prague Sonata, is also a woman!) POWERS: Writing this book has changed me profoundly, far beyond the huge change of moving me into a different life in a different.
The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers's twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century.
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers - review will almost destroy both his mind and any lingering moral sense he may still possess on his discharge after two years of service on the battlefields.
The Moral Powers: A Study of Human Nature is a philosophical investigation of the moral potentialities and sensibilities of human beings, of the meaning of human life, and of the place of death in life.
It is an essay in philosophical anthropology: the study of the conceptual framework in terms of which we think about, speak about, and. Powers’ (Orfeo,etc.) 12th novel is a masterpiece of operatic proportions, involving nine central characters and more than half a century of American this work, Powers takes on the subject of nature, or our relationship to nature, as filtered through the lens of environmental activism, although at its heart the book is after more existential concerns.
Moral Nation traces the instrumental role of ideologies about narcotics in the country's efforts to reestablish its legitimacy as a nation and empire.
As Kingsberg demonstrates, Japan's growing status as an Asian power and a "moral nation" expanded the notion of "civilization" from an exclusively Western value to a universal one.
Powers's novel dramatizes the philosophical criticisms of cognitivist theory, yet it undermines the strong connection that AI's critics often posit between narrative and moral identity.
The Ars Notoria is the oldest portion of the Lesser of the Keys grimoire. It, in particular, was not a book of spells or potions, but a book of prayers and orations that are said to strengthen and focus one’s mental powers, by beseeching god for intellectual gifts.
Among these intellectual gifts is Author: Mrreese. The "Moral Event Horizon", or "MEH" for short, refers to an action by wrongdoer that is so vile that it usually eliminates audience sympathy for the villain and makes it clear that they are unrepentantly evil and will not be redeemed, unless if they themselves are offended by the actions of another villain, or admit themselves that they are beyond redemption.
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Moral power is trying to bring about universal reformation, holiness and happiness on earth. Political power is chiefly concerned to keep things as they are. In respect to instrumentalities, moral power is superior. Look at the number and efficiency of these influences which moral power is every where employing to enlighten and improve mankind.
Kirsten Powers’ new book explores the role of the Left in silencing those who disagree with them. Free Speech” by Kirsten Powers, opponents and sanctify themselves as higher moral.Christian B Miller is the A C Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University and philosophy director of the Beacon Project ().
His main areas of research are meta-ethics, moral psychology, moral character, action theory, and philosophy of religion.