De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values

De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values

by Gertrude Himmelfarb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0255363591

ISBN-13: 9780255363594

Pub. Date: 04/28/1995

Publisher: Institute of Economic Affairs

As the debate over values grows ever more divisive, one of the most eminent historians of the Victorian era reminds readers that values are no substitute for virtues—and that the Victorian considered hard work, thrift, respectability, and charity virtues essential to a worthwhile life. "An elegant, literate defense of ninteenth-century English mores and morals."

Overview

As the debate over values grows ever more divisive, one of the most eminent historians of the Victorian era reminds readers that values are no substitute for virtues—and that the Victorian considered hard work, thrift, respectability, and charity virtues essential to a worthwhile life. "An elegant, literate defense of ninteenth-century English mores and morals."—New York.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780255363594
Publisher:
Institute of Economic Affairs
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Series:
Choice in Welfare Series
Pages:
314

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