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moral state we"re in

Julia Neuberger

moral state we"re in

a manifesto for a 21st century society

by Julia Neuberger

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marginality, Social -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Moral conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulia Neuberger.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 347 p. ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22619864M
    ISBN 100007181671

    To put it simply, ethics represents the moral code that guides a person’s choices and behaviors throughout their life. The idea of a moral code extends beyond the individual to include what is. This book is fantastic. My wife and I audited at 5 week class at Mt Mercy University the the eye toward incorporating a philosophy class into a high school curriculum (theology). Not having prior information about the class since we were informally auditing, we learned about it late. I went for the cheaper price (and yes, it was like new).

    Civil Government and Higher Law. In Civil Disobedience, Thoreau's basic premise is that a higher law than civil law demands the obedience of the law and government are subordinate. In cases where the two are at odds with one another, the individual must follow his conscience and, if necessary, disregard human law. [1] As the Boston University professor of religion, Stephen Prothero puts it, “In the book of Genesis, God creates humans in His own image; in the United States, Americans have created Jesus, over and over, in theirs.” Stephen Prothero, American Jesus: How The Son of God Became a National Icon (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, ), [2] C. S. Lewis, “What are we to make of Jesus.

    Or as contemporary moral theorists state it: book from the bookstore. In each of these cases the agent's goals could not be achieved if everyone else did the same thing, so the success of the action depends on making a distinction between what the agent does and Three Moral TheoriesFile Size: KB.   An analysis of billions of words in the Google Books database shows the way society has valued moral principles such as compassion, respect for .


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