How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living

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Harper Collins, 24.11.2009. - 272 страница

This insightful and brilliant analysis of ethics teaches readers valuable skills in evaluating tough choices and arriving at sound conclusions.

“A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal behavior.”
—Jimmy Carter

An essential guide to ethical action updated for our challenging times, How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth M. Kidder offers practical tools for dealing with the difficult moral dilemmas we face in our everyday lives. The founder and president of the Institute for Global Ethics, Dr. Kidder provides guidelines for making the important decisions in situations that may not be that clear cut—from most private and personal to the most public and global. Former U.S. senator and NBA legend Bill Bradley calls How Good People Make Tough Choices “a valuable guide to more informed and self-conscious moral judgments.”

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HOW GOOD PEOPLE MAKE TOUGH CHOICES: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living: Truth vs. Loyalty, Individual vs. Community, Short-term vs. Long-term, Justice vs. Mercy

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Whatever happened to the discipline of ethics? At a time when moral questions tend to be argued with more heat than light, Kidder offers practical guidelines for a coherent and mindful approach to ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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Founder of the Institute for Global Ethics, Kidder (Agenda for the 21st Century, LJ 2/15/88) presents his philosophy, principles, and modus operandi of ethical decision-making. He first examines how ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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Preface
13
Chapter Two
30
Chapter Three
57
Chapter Four
77
Chapter Five
109
Chapter Six
127
Chapter Seven
151
Chapter Eight
177
Chapter Nine
209
Notes
223
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Rushworth M. Kidder was a professor of English at Wichita State University for ten years before becoming an award-winning columnist and editor at the Christian Science Monitor. The author of ten books on subjects ranging from international ethics to the global future, he won the 1980 Explicator Literary Foundation Award for his book on the poetry of E.E. cummings. He and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Lincolnville, Maine.

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