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Moral Values

Author : Nicolai Hartmann
ISBN : 9781351504607
Genre : Philosophy
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Nicolai Hartmann (1882-1950), along with Henri Bergson and Martin Heidegger, was instrumental in restoring metaphysics to the study of philosophy. Unlike his contemporaries, however, Hartmann was clearly influenced by Plato. His tour-de-force, Ethik, published in English in 1932 as Ethics, may be the most outstanding work on moral philosophy produced in the twentieth century.In the first part of Ethics (Moral Phenomena), Hartmann was concerned with the structure of ethical phenomena, and criticized utilitarianism, Kantianism, and relativism as misleading approaches. In the second part, Moral Values, the author describes all values as forming a complex and as yet imperfectly known system. The actualization of the non-moral and elementary moral values is a necessary condition for the actualization of the higher values. It is on this account that rudimentary values have a prior claim.Hartmann outlines the main features of the chief virtues, and shows that the moral disposition required in any exigency is always a specific synthesis of various and often conflicting values. Specifically describing fundamental moral values-such as goodness, nobility, and vitality-and special moral values-such as justice, wisdom, courage, self-control, trustworthiness, and modesty-Hartmann takes theoretical philosophy and brings it very much into the realm of the practical.A compelling and insightful volume, Moral Values remains an essential contribution to the moral and ethical literature of the twentieth century. Hartmann offers a self-contained system of ethics that yet offers a conservative outlook on social life.
Category: Philosophy

Moral Values Politics You

Author : Fidel Davila
ISBN : 9780977420827
Genre : Law
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In this text, Davila asserts that an individual's moral values direct the totality of his or her interrelationships, define his or her politics, and determine socio-political relations. Featured are esays on abortion, marriage, minorities, energy, lying, dying, and other moral concerns that have political connections. (Philosophy)
Category: Law

Moral Values And Higher Education

Author : Dennis L. Thomson
ISBN : 0791407934
Genre : Education
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In this book, eleven prominent scholars discuss the moral condition of contemporary society and the appropriate response from universities. Specifically, they address such issues as the extent to which university curriculums should treat ethics or human values; what universities and faculties should do to improve the moral thinking and responsibility of students; and what contributions universities can make in improving the morality of society in general.
Category: Education

Moral Values What I Learned Growing Up In Church

Author : Jimmy Reader
ISBN : 9781411619807
Genre : Religion
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Can the Christian church, divided over different beliefs about moral values, create Safe Places so people can live together in love through the practices of compassion, grace, and generosity? Moral Values: What I Learned Growing Up in Church is an invitation to the church to find common ground in Jesus' life and words. Love is the ultimate moral value; and compassion, grace, and generosity are the practices of love which empower us to live together in the love of God and one another to which Jesus called us. Listen to scripture and to the story of one man's journey of transformation rooted in what he learned as a child growing up in church -- that moral values follow the path of love.
Category: Religion

Social And Moral Values

Author : Nancy Eisenberg
ISBN : 9781315534954
Genre : Psychology
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Originally published in 1989, this joint venture of American and Polish psychologists provides an international perspective on the psychological factors that make people attend to the well-being of others and of society. The individual sections focus on: theoretical perspectives in the nature of values; the development of positive values; the place of values in various types of decisions; the regulation of behaviors through values and the relation of values to behavioral outcomes; and sociopolitical, socioeconomic, and historical perspectives on values.
Category: Psychology

Moral Values And The Idea Of God

Author : W. R. Sorley
ISBN : 9781107644151
Genre : History
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First published in 1918 and originally delivered as the Gifford Lectures in the University of Aberdeen in 1914 and 1915, this book is concerned with the relation between the true foundation of ethics and the true knowledge of God. Sorley explores the limits of morality and the problem of the divergence between the order of existence and the moral order, as well as the question of freedom and the very idea of God. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in ethics or in the theistic grounding of morality.
Category: History

Moral Values In Small Organizations

Author : Doug Lennick
ISBN : 0132458012
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from Moral Intelligence: Enhancing Business Performance and Leadership Success (9780132349864) by Doug Lennick and Fred Kiel. Available in print and digital formats. The unique challenges of morality in small business: building the small company that lives by the principles of integrity, responsibility, compassion, and forgiveness. Although the core principles of morality are the same, the moral challenges that dominate an organization are often size-dependent. For one thing, the small company’s leader lives in a fishbowl--everyone can see everything they do. Moral competence is particularly crucial to the small company leader, because moral gaps cannot be hidden--and bad choices could spell the end of the business.
Category: Business & Economics