The Common Good: Afterlives and Borrowings


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In this book, Amitai Etzioni, public intellectual and leading proponent of communitarian values, defends the view that no society can flourish without a shared obligation to "the common good." Rejecting claims made by some liberal thinkers that it is not possible to balance individual rights with uncoerced civic responsibility, Etzioni explores a number of key issues which pose important questions for those concerned with promoting the common good in contemporary society. Are we morally obliged to do more for our ...

The Common Good: Afterlives and Borrowings 2004, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745632674

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