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Politics as a moral problem

Kis, JaМЃnos

Politics as a moral problem

by Kis, JaМЃnos

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Published by Central European University Press in Budapest, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby János Kis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA71 .K56713 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16975032M
    ISBN 109789639776227
    LC Control Number2008030062

    He argues that a moral crisis has afflicted the nation at its mythical heart and has been refracted through and enacted within its central institutions, eroding the moral capital of government and people and undermining the nation's morale."--BOOK JACKET. The problem that lies at the heart of your Knowledge and Politics, and must lie at the heart of any book on human action deserving more than cursory attention, is this: How does one tell, and tell about, the difference between right and wrong? Why ought one-a person or a .

    Outline of Moral Politics - Lakoff 1. What is the basic questions: Lakoff’s basic question that he is trying to answer is what divides conservatives and liberals when they are talking about politics, and how does this division relate back to metaphors we use to explain life. Moral Politics offers a much-needed wake-up call to both the left and the right. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY In this book, Lakoff, a professor of linguistics and cognitive science at UC-Berkeley and author of Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things, examines the "unconscious system of concepts" underlying American political discourse.

      The Moral Foundations theory is relatively new and open to adaptation and challenges. But it seems to provide a useful and predictive framework that could be better used to understand these. The book is perfectly appropriate. Romero is expressing his opinion and does not personally represent the Church as a whole. I bought and read the book. I basically agreed with the sentiments therein but I didn’t think it was that great or well written a book for a number of reasons. Maybe a 3 out of 5.


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