Of Mottos and Morals: Simple Words for Complex Virtues

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 169 pages
Whether in slogans, catchphrases, adages or proverbs, we encounter mottos every day, but we rarely take time to reflect on them. In Of Mottos and Morals: Simple Words for Complex Virtues, Martin explores the possibility that mottos themselves are worthy of serious thought, examining how they contribute to moral guidance and help us grapple with complexity.
 

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Contents

Character
27
Community
65
Credo
103
Epilogue
141
Notes
147
Index
163
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Mike W. Martin is professor of philosophy at Chapman University.

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