Duty Bound: Responsibility and American Public Life

Duty Bound: Responsibility and American Public Life

by Mark Blitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742533018

ISBN-13: 9780742533011

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Duty Bound examines the link between character and politics, focusing on the importance of responsibility in American public and professional life. Mark Blitz tackles contemporary questions while exploring the critical role responsibility plays in a wide range of fields including politics, philanthropy, biotechnology, education, and law. The result is a lasting…  See more details below

Overview

Duty Bound examines the link between character and politics, focusing on the importance of responsibility in American public and professional life. Mark Blitz tackles contemporary questions while exploring the critical role responsibility plays in a wide range of fields including politics, philanthropy, biotechnology, education, and law. The result is a lasting contribution to our understanding of one of America's classic virtues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742533011
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1Responsibility and modern virtue7
2Responsibility and politics25
3Responsibility and foreign affairs57
4Law and responsibility73
5The political responsibility of the media89
6Liberal responsibility105
7Responsibility and biotechnology125
8Locke's doctrine of responsible action145

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