Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense


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This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor's rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor's influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be compatible with social ideals like liberty, equality, and fraternity. Cunningham details a conception of honor that can do justice to these ideals. This vision revolves around three elements-character (being), relationships ...

Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138923485


Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415823845