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Author Selznick, Philip, 1919-2010.

Title The moral commonwealth : social theory and the promise of community / Philip Selznick.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  170 S469M    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 550 pages ; 24 cm.
Series A Centennial book
Centennial book.
Note "A Centennial book"--Page opp. title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Morality and Modernity. 1. Nature, Ethics, and the Modern Mind. Modernity and Modernisms. Naturalism in Ethics. Moral Well-being. 2. Reason and Rationalism. Rationalism and Positivism. Five Pillars of Reason. 3. Authenticity and Subjectivism. From Mind to Self. Subjectivity and Social Reality. Subjectivity and Subjectivism. 4. Plurality and Relativism. Diversity and Convergence. The Idea of Humanity. Plurality and Objectivity -- pt. 2. The Moral Person. 5. Human Nature Revisited. Sociology and Human Nature. Marx and Durkheim. 6. Moral Development. Conscience and Competence. The Morality of Cooperation. Recalcitrance and Frailty. 7. Virtue and Commitment. Segmental and Core Participation. The Primacy of the Particular. The Implicated Self. 8. The Responsible Self. Self-preservation. Integrity and Personhood. Buddhist Self-regard. Conclusion -- pt. 3. The Moral Institution. 9. Theory of Institutions. Organization [actual symbols not reproducible] Institution [actual symbols not reproducible] Community. Rational Systems and Moral Agency. The Michels Effect. The Critique of Domination. 10. Authority and Bureaucracy. Legitimacy: The Quality of Consent. The Moral Worth of Bureaucracy. Beyond Domination. 11. Management and Governance. Speech and Community. Private Government. The Politics of Human Relations. 12. Integrity and Responsibility. Ends, Means, and Integrity. Autonomy and Responsiveness. The Responsible Enterprise -- pt. 4. The Moral Community. 13. In Search of Community. The Sociology of Community. Liberalism and Community. 14. Civility and Piety. Critical and Conventional Morality. Ideology and Civility. Civility and Religion. 15. Communitarian Justice. An Integrative Virtue. From Law to Justice. A Communitarian Legacy. Constitution and Community. Responsive Law. 16. Covenant and Commonwealth. Moral and Social Equality. Communal Democracy. The Covenant of Reason.
Subject Social ethics.
Ethics, Modern.
Community life -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social institutions.
Communities. (OCoLC)fst01430092
Community life -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00871036
Ethics, Modern. (OCoLC)fst00915883
Social ethics. (OCoLC)fst01122447
Social institutions. (OCoLC)fst01122537
Sociale ethiek.
Sozialethik. (DE-588)4055765-0
Comunidades, Vida en las -- Aspectos morales y éticos.
Etica moderna.
Instituciones sociales.
Indexed Term Ethics
ISBN 0520052463 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520052468 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520089340 (paperback)
9780520089341 (paperback)
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