Honor for us [electronic resource] :a philosophical analysis, interpretation and defense / William Lad Sessions.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Continuum, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 210 p.).ISBN: 9781441174963 (electronic bk.); 1441174966 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Honor | Philosophy | SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Happiness | HonorGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 179.9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-205) and indexes.
Preface; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION: ISSUES OF HONOR; PART I: CONCEPTS OF HONOR; PART II: HONOR'S REACH; PART III: HONOR'S FUTURE; Selected Bibliography; Index; Index of names.
Honor For Us is the first contemporary philosophical inquiry into the concept of honor. It is unique not only in its analysis of six distinct concepts of honor, which includes an investigation into the place of honor in religious thought and ethics, but also in its interpretation of honor's prevalence in our own culture. Many would like to discard honor altogether as "obsolete", but Sessions contends that the concept of honor is poorly understood, standing sorely in need of clarification. He argues that the notion of honor remains viable in the face of powerful criticism, and that it has imp.
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