In Search of Goodness.
By: Grant, Ruth W.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (187 p.).ISBN: 9780226306858.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | Ethics | Good and evilGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In Search of GoodnessDDC classification: 170 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. The Nature and Nurture of Morality -- 2. "Generous to a Fault": Moral Goodness and Psychic Health -- 3. Are Moral Conversions Possible? -- 4. What Good Is Innocence? -- 5. God and Goodness: A Theological Exploration -- 6. To Make This Emergence Articulate: The Beautiful, the Tragic Sublime, the Good, and the Shapes of Common Practice -- 7. The Tragedy of the Goods and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Question of the Good and the Goods -- 8. The Goodness of Searching: Good as What? Good for What? Good for Whom? -- Contributors -- Index of Names
The recent spate of books and articles reflecting on the question of evil might make one forget that the question of just what constitutes goodness is no less urgent or perplexing. Everyone wants to think of him- or herself as good. But what does a good life look like? And how do people become good? Are there multiple, competing possibilities for what counts as a good life, all equally worthy? Or, is there a unified and transcendent conception of the good that should guide our judgment of the possibilities? What does a good life look like when it is guided by God? How is a good life involved w
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