Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists (Revised Edition)

Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists (Revised Edition)

by Susan Neiman
     
 

"Susan Neiman's profound wisdom, courage and vision . . . [make her] a beacon of light and hope in our morally debased times."—Cornel West

"Morally and politically compelling—and a delight to read."—Michael Walzer

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"Susan Neiman's profound wisdom, courage and vision . . . [make her] a beacon of light and hope in our morally debased times."—Cornel West

"Morally and politically compelling—and a delight to read."—Michael Walzer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691143897
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/17/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
869,529
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

PART ONE: Ideal and Real

Chapter 1: Hard Facts 29

Chapter 2: Ideals and Ideology 60

Chapter 3: Facing Gallows 93

PART TWO: Enlightenment Values

Chapter 4: Myths or Monsters 121

Chapter 5: Heaven and Earth 138

Chapter 6: Happiness 163

Chapter 7: Reason 189

Chapter 8: Reverence 226

Chapter 9: Hope 253

PART THREE: Good and Evil

Chapter 10: The Odyssey: An Excursion 299

Chapter 11: What about Evil? 334

Chapter 12: Enlightenment Heroes 381

Chapter 13: Moral Clarity 422

Acknowledgments 438

Bibliographical Notes 440

Bibliography 447

Permissions Acknowledgments 456

Index 457

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