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The moral commonwealth

social theory and the promise of community

by Philip Selznick

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementPhilipSelznick.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,550p. ;
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21489484M
ISBN 100520052463

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Rossi. A study of moral and social theory that establishes the intellectual foundations of an important new movement in American thought: communitarianism. It attempts to explain and justify this communitarian turn and give it a liberal interpretation. Peace-making as the Moral Vocation of Humanity Philip J.

Rossi, Marquette University, Wisconsin The 'ethical commonwealth', the central social element in Kant's account of religion, provides the church, as 'the moral people of God', with a role in establishing a cosmopolitan order of peace. Commonwealth is a sly book about storytelling, a story about a single incident - really two pivotal incidents - spun out over the length of a narrative constructed like a conversation but encompassing decades.

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Public Argument and Social Responsibility: The Moral Dimensions of Citizenship in Kant's Ethical Commonwealth. Philip J. Rossi - - In Jane Kneller (ed.), Autonomy and Community: Readings in Contemporary Kantian Social Philosophy. State Univ of New York Pr. pp. In his book The Obama Question, Gary Dorrien warns us that any retreat into hopelessness regarding our current situation is a nonstarter for “any moral perspective that maintains a connection to biblical teaching about wealth, poverty, and the good society.” It is the biblical narrative grounding that moral perspective that President Obama.

As such, the Daily Telegraph was able to come up with the headline "Commonwealth has no “dirty secrets” says Oxford professor", citing Nigel Biggar, Regius professor of Moral and Pastoral.