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Honor in the Modern World

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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After a century-long hiatus, honor is back. Academics, pundits, and everyday citizens alike are rediscovering the importance of this ancient and powerful human motive. This volume brings together some of the foremost researchers of honor to debate honor's meaning and its compatibility with liberalism, democracy, and modernity. Contributors-representing philosophy, sociology, political science, history, psychology, leadership studies, and military science-examine honor past to present, from masculine and feminine perspectives, and in North American, European, and African contexts. Topics include the role of honor in the modern military, the effects of honor on our notions of the dignity and "purity" of women, honor as a quality of good statesmen and citizens, honor's role in international relations and community norms, and how honor's egalitarian and elitist aspects intersect with democratic and liberal regimes.

Author Biography

Laurie M. Johnson is professor of political science at Kansas State University. Dan Demetriou is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Release date NZ
August 31st, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Dan Demetriou Edited by Laurie M. Johnson
Pages
326
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Lexington Books
ISBN-13
9781498502634
Product ID
28054602

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