A Preface To Morals

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Transaction Publishers, 1960 - Ethics - 348 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
ix
The Problem of Unbelief
3
God in the Modern World
21
The Loss of Certainty
37
The Acids of Modernity
51
The Breakdown of Authority
68
CHAPTER PAGE
71
Lost Provinces
84
PART III
211
The Cure of Souls
213
Superstition and SelfConsciousness
217
Virtue
221
From Clue to Practice
226
The Business of the Great Society
232
The Creative Principle in Modernity
235
Naive Capitalism
241

The Drama of Destiny
112
PART II
141
The Insight of Humanism
152
CHAPTER PAGE 3 The Ascetic Principle
158
Oscillation between Two Principles
164
The Golden Mean and Its Difficulties
166
The Matrix of Humanism
171
The Career of the Soul
175
The Passage into Maturity
183
The Function of High Religion
191
High Religion and the Modern World
194
The Aristocratic Principle
197
The Peculiarity of the Modern Situation
200
The Stone Which the Builders Rejected
203
The Credo of OldStyle Business
244
OldStyle Reform and Revolution
247
The Diffusion of the Acquisitive Instinct
252
Ideals
257
Government in the Great Society
260
The Evolution of Loyalty
263
Pluralism
267
Live and Let Live
269
CHAPTER PAGE
272
Love in the Great Society
284
The Moralist in an Unbelieving World
314
Acknowledgments and Notes
331
Index
339
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