Solar Conscience, Lunar Conscience: The Psychological Foundations of Morality, Lawfulness, and the Sense of Justice

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Stein explores the origins and work of conscience. What is that "still small voice"? Using the myths of Orestes and Prometheus as examples, he defines solar conscience as an inner voice that represents the values of society, and lunar conscience as an instinctive inner sense which seeks to fulfill underlying qualities of right and wrong. From the Preface : "Soren Kierkegaard's Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing fell into my hands when I was twenty years old. I was traveling along, seeing Europe for the first time, ...

Solar Conscience, Lunar Conscience: The Psychological Foundations of Morality, Lawfulness, and the Sense of Justice 1993, Chiron Publications

ISBN-13: 9780933029729

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