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The Trouble with Principle

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674005341

Publication Date: 03/02/2001

Academic Trade

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Prologue: Taking Sides
  • I. Politics All the Way Down
    • 1. At the Federalist Society
    • 2. Sauce for the Goose
    • 3. Of an Age and Not for All Time
    • 4. Boutique Multiculturalism
  • II. Fish on the First
    • 5. The Rhetoric of Regret
    • 6. Fraught with Death
    • 7. The Dance of Theory
  • III. Reasons for the Devout
    • 8. Vicki Frost Objects
    • 9. Mission Impossible
    • 10. A Wolf in Reason’s Clothing
    • 11. Playing Not to Win
    • 12. Why We Can’t All Just Get Along
    • 13. Faith before Reason
  • IV. Credo
    • 14. Beliefs about Belief
    • 15. Putting Theory in Its Place
    • 16. Truth and Toilets
  • Epilogue: How the Right Hijacked the Magic Words
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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