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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 179.9 SOMMERS (Text) 34304000902180 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 179.9 SOM (Text) 36626103946745 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 179.9 SOM (Text) 31951004308257 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 07/21/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780465098873
  • ISBN: 0465098878
  • Physical Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-250) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Honor matters -- Contours of honor -- Living without honor -- Honor and community -- Violence and aggression -- Honor and revenge -- Honorable justice -- Honor contained.
Summary, etc.:
Sommers argues that our collective rejection of honor has come at a great cost. Relying solely on the moral values of Enlightenment liberalism has made our society more tolerant but also turned it into the home of the cowardly, the shameless, the selfish, and the alienated. Properly channeled and contained, honor encourages virtues like courage, integrity, loyalty, self-respect, and a sense of living for something larger than ourselves.
Subject: Honor.

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