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From Athens to America : virtues and the formulation of public policy / Lewis D. Solomon.

Author/Creator:
Solomon, Lewis D.
Publication:
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 202 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Social ethics.
Virtue.
Policy sciences -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
United States -- Social policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Contents:
Introduction
Aristotle : virtues and the social order
Abraham Maslow : humanistic psychology, transpersonal psychology, and human nature
The Judeo-Christian tradition and selected virtues
Public policies to enhance self-esteem by lessening social pathologies
Public policies to promote joy and optimism by funding mental health services and parenting education
Public policies to encourage equanimity by reducing stress
Public policies to heighten personal responsibility by promoting marriage and discouraging divorce
Neuropharmacology and its impact on virtues and the formulation of public policy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]) and index.
ISBN:
0739115952 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
65820133
Publisher Number:
9780739115954