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Published: 02 April 2015

504 Pages


ISBN: 9780199348657

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State, Soul, and Society

The Transformation of Morality and the Modern State

Edward Rubin

  • The first book to definitively state that a new moral system has emerged in the Western World, and to describe that system
  • Provide a comprehensive and theoretically grounded description of the new morality
  • Applies the new morality's prescriptions to matters of current moral controversy, from women's workplace equality to health care reform to global warming
  • Connects morality with the prevailing system of governance, explaining the way in which morality is the product of a society's culture and governance system

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