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Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement

Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement

by Karen Stohr


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190867522
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Karen Stohr is the Ryan Family Term Associate Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar in Georgetown's Kennedy Institute of Ethics. She works primarily in normative ethical theory, focusing on Aristotelian virtue ethics and Kantian ethics. She also writes on the ethical dimensions of civility, manners, and social interactions. She is author of On Manners (Routledge, 2011).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Gap
Chapter 2: Where We Stand
Chapter 3: Moral Identities
Chapter 4: Moral Aspirations
Chapter 5: Moral Neighborhoods
Chapter 6: Moral Stagecraft
Chapter 7: Social Pretense
Chapter 8: Self-Deprecation
Chapter 9: Being Agreeable
Chapter 10: The Veil of Philanthropy