New PDF release: A Preface to Morals

By Bernard J. Paris

ISBN-10: 0878559078

ISBN-13: 9780878559077

ISBN-10: 1138518468

ISBN-13: 9781138518469

After an eloquent and relocating research of what he sees because the disillusion of themodern age, Lippmann posits because the crucial limitation of liberalism its lack of ability to discover a suitable replacement for the older sorts of authority-- church, kingdom, classification, kin, legislation, custom--that it has denied. Lippmann makes an attempt to discover a fashion out of this chaos throughout the popularity of a better humanism and a life-style encouraged via the precise of -disinterestedness- in all issues. In his new advent to the Transaction version, John Patrick Diggins marks A Preface to Morals, initially released in 1929, as a severe turning element in Lippmann's highbrow profession. He additionally presents an exceptional dialogue of the long-lasting worth of this significant twentieth-century paintings by way of situating it in the context of different highbrow movements.

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