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Author Mendelson, Cheryl, 1946-
Title The good life : the moral individual in an antimoral world / Cheryl Mendelson.
Published New York : Bloomsbury, c2012.
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 Floor2  BJ1589 .M463 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description viii, 310 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A moral geography -- Democracy, the moral psychology, and the moral individual -- Premoral and moral culture -- Two forms of antimoralism -- Love and money: the contracting role of the family -- Moral reform and pseudo-moralism -- Cool -- Vengeance and the erosion of law -- The academy -- Science and morality.
Summary A critical assessment of the "moral mentality" espoused by the political right identifies inconsistencies in its conservative values, arguing that right-wing leadership is lacking in moral compassion and unable to live up to its prescribed notions of virtuous behavior.
Subject Conduct of life.
Ethics, Modern.
ISBN 1408833670 (pbk.)
9781608198313 (hbk.)
1608198316 (hbk.)
9781408833674 (pbk.)
OCLC number 759174627