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The Ethos of a Late-Modern Citizen

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$58.50 • £46.95 • €52.50

ISBN 9780674032637

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

Short

150 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Reason and Ethos
  • 3. After Critique: Affirming Subjectivity
  • 4. Animating the Reach of Our Moral Imagination
  • 5. Democracy’s Predicament
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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