Common Values

Common Values

by Sissela Bok
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826210384

ISBN-13: 9780826210388

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

In Common Values, now with a new preface,Bok writes eloquently and clearly while combining moral theory with practical ethics, demonstrating how moral values apply to all facets of life—personal, professional, domestic, and international. Drawing on a great deal of historical material, Bok also includes in her examination consideration of the 1993 United

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In Common Values, now with a new preface,Bok writes eloquently and clearly while combining moral theory with practical ethics, demonstrating how moral values apply to all facets of life—personal, professional, domestic, and international. Drawing on a great deal of historical material, Bok also includes in her examination consideration of the 1993 United Nations World Conference on Human Rights; the World Parliament of Religions; the publication of Veritatis Splendor, Pope John Paul II's proclamation on morality; and the International Commission of Global Governance. Bok's defense of shared morality addresses a crucial topic for our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826210388
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
BRICK LECTURE SERIES Series
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Ch. 1Cultural Diversity and Common Values10
Ch. 2The Search for a Common Ethics42
Ch. 3What Basis for Morality? A Minimalist Approach67
Ch. 4Advocates of Lasting Peace: Utopians or Realists?82
Ch. 5Humanitarian Emergencies: Whose Rights? Whose Responsibilities?104
Index of Names129

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