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“An outstanding accomplishment. This masterful result of a life-long study of social sciences, social philosophy, and ethics yields a book no student of our social or moral foundation, condition, and hence future, can afford to miss.”--Amitai Etzioni, author of the Moral Dimension

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'The remarkable thesis of Philip Selznick's 'The Moral Commonwealth' is that we have the materials to resolve our moral uneasiness ready at hand....By taking a fresh look at the social thought of our time, by seeing it in the context of longer continuities, we can retrieve and restore a worthy idea of the human good.' - Charles W. Anderson, author of 'Pragmatic Liberalism'

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Philip Selznick is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California at Berkeley.

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ISBN:
9780520089341
Subtitle:
Social Theory and the Promise of Community
Author:
Selznick, Philip
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Community
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19940909
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
567
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 28 oz

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