A Preface To Morals

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Transaction Publishers, 1960
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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO THE TRANSACTION EDITION
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THE PROBLEM OF UNBELIEF
4
2 False Prophecies
6
3 Sorties and Retreats
11
4 Deep Dissolution
15
GOD IN THE MODERN WORLD
22
2 An Indefinite God
24
3 God in More Senses Than One
26
2 Freedom and Restraint
154
3 The Ascetic Principle
159
4 Oscillation between Two Principles
165
5 The Golden Mean and Its Difficulties
167
6 The Matrix of Humanism
172
7 The Career of the Soul
176
8 The Passage into Maturity
184
9 The Function of High Religion
192

4 The Protest of the Fundamentalists
31
5 In Mans Image
36
THE LOSS OF CERTAINTY
38
Immortality as an Example
41
3 What Modernism Leaves Out
49
THE ACIDS OF MODERNITY
52
2 Landmarks
57
3 Barren Ground
62
4 Sophisticated Violence
64
5 Rulers
66
THE BREAKDOWN OF AUTHORITY
69
2 The Doctrine of the Keys
72
3 The Logic of Toleration
75
4 A Working Compromise
77
5 The Effect of Patriotism
79
6 The Dissolution of a Sovereignty
83
LOST PROVINCES
85
2 The Family
89
3 Art
95
b The Loss of a Heritage
97
c The Artist Formerly
99
d The Artist as a Prophet
102
e Art for Arts Sake
105
f The Burden of Originality
107
THE DRAMA OF DESTINY
113
2 The Great Scenario
116
3 Earmarks of Truth
119
4 On Reconciling Religion and Science
122
5 Gospels of Science
126
6 The Deeper Conflict
132
7 Theocracy and Humanism
134
Introduction
144
GOLDEN MEMORIES
146
THE INSIGHT OF HUMANISM 1 The Two Approaches to Life
153
HIGH RELIGION AND THE MODERN WORLD
195
2 The Aristocratic Principle
198
3 The Peculiarity of the Modern Situation
201
4 The Stone Which the Builders Rejected
204
THE CURE OF SOULS
214
2 Superstition and SelfConsciousness
218
3 Virtue
222
4 From Clue to Practice
227
THE BUSINESS OF THE GREAT SOCIETY
233
2 The Creative Principle in Modernity
236
3 Naive Capitalism
242
4 The Credo of OldStyle Business
245
5 OldStyle Reform and Revolution
248
6 The Diffusion of the Acquisitive Instinct
253
7 Ideals
258
GOVERNMENT IN THE GREAT SOCIETY
261
2 The Evolution of Loyalty
264
3 Pluralism
268
4 Live and Let Live
270
5 Government in the People
273
6 Politicians and Statesmen
280
LOVE IN THE GREAT SOCIETY
285
2 Birth Control
289
3 The Logic of Birth Control
294
4 The Use of Convention
300
5 The New Hedonism
302
6 Marriage and Affinity
308
7 The Schooling of Desire
312
THE MORALIST IN AN UNBELIEVING WORLD
315
2 The Choice of a Way
321
3 The Religion of the Spirit
327
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND NOTES
332
INDEX
340
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