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  • Ordinary Vices Belknap Press
  • Judith N. Shklar
  • English
  • 10 August 2019
  • 9780674641761

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Judith N. Shklar Ü 6 review Read & Download å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Judith N. Shklar Free download Ordinary Vices Belknap Press From a brilliant array of writers Molire and Dickens on hypocrisy Jane Austen on snobbery Shakespeare and Montesuieu on misanthropy Hawthorne and Nietzsche on cruelty Conrad and Faulkner on betrayal to reveal the nature and effects of the vices She examines their d This was not a pleasant read I found it lacking clearly detailed arguments although the ordinary vice the author places first is clear Too much of the breakdown was spent reading through the Eurocentric canon which meant the impact of most of the ordinary vices was spent on men of privilege especially leaders There were occasional touches on historical figures and events but not enoughEasily the best chapter was the last one where the author lays out her own problems with the book I found myself agreeing with each point This should be become chapter 1 of a much better bookIn the end I find the harm in the ordinary vices to be bringing shame to others Deep in the snobbery chapter she writes What one needs is the courage to be loyal to one s own which is a way to live not a way to alter the conduct of other people YESShe goes on In a world of multiple moral hierarchies this is not only feasible but an act of fidelity to the democratic polity as well as to oneself Humility is not a democratic virtue Yes again I am tempted to use this as a theme in my social studies classroom

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Judith N. Shklar Ü 6 review Read & Download å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Judith N. Shklar Free download Ordinary Vices Belknap Press Estructive effects the ambiguities of the moral problems they pose to the liberal ethos and their implications for government and citizens liberalism is a difficult and challenging doctrine that demands a tolerance of contradiction complexity and the risks of freedo Shklar s liberalism of fear is a particularly interesting concept

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Judith N. Shklar Ü 6 review Read & Download å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Judith N. Shklar Free download Ordinary Vices Belknap Press The seven deadly sins of Christianity represent the abysses of character whereas Judith Shklar's ordinary vices cruelty hypocrisy snobbery betrayal and misanthropy are merely treacherous shoals flawing our characters with mean spiritedness and inhumanityShklar draws Interesting but often wayward discussion of a peculiar set of human vices A few worthwhile thoughts scattered but no real sustained attempt at persuasion that these vices cruelty hypocrisy snobbery betrayal misanthropy ought to be avoided above all others The obvious arguments for the primacy of a traditional set of virtuesvices go largely unaddressed as do arguments for the value of the supposed ordinary vices when indulged in moderation Are there really no evils inherent in attempts to eliminate these behaviors