In Decent People, Norman Care explores how we may understand and be reconciled to the fragility of our moral nature. In his highly original vision of what it means to be a decent person, Care claims that our moral-emotional nature pressures us to seek relief from moralized pain - pain that comes from our awareness of our own wrongdoing, the suffering of current or future people, and our experience of indifference to moral imperatives. Care argues that decent people are neither 'pure' nor self-righteous and that they are ...

Decent People 2000, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742507081

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Decent People 2000, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

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