Why Honor Matters

Why Honor Matters

by Tamler Sommers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465098873
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 317,345
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Tamler Sommers is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Houston. He is the host of the podcast "Very Bad Wizards" and the author of two previous books. Sommers holds a PhD in philosophy from Duke University. He lives in Houston, Texas.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Honor Matters 1

Chapter 1 Contours of Honor 15

Chapter 2 Living Without Honor 45

Chapter 3 Honor and Community 71

Chapter 4 Violence and Aggression 99

Chapter 5 Honor and Revenge 125

Chapter 6 Honorable Justice 153

Chapter 7 Honor Contained 185

Epilogue 215

Acknowledgments 219

Notes 223

Bibliography 241

Index 251

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