q[Appiah's] work reveals the heart and sensitivity of a novelist. . . .Fascinating, erudite and beautifully written.qaThe New York Times Book Review In this groundbreaking work, Kwame Anthony Appiah, hailed as qone of the most relevant philosophers todayq (New York Times Book Review), changes the way we understand human behavior and the way social reform is brought about. In brilliantly arguing that new democratic movements over the last century have not been driven by legislation from above, Appiah explores the end of the duel in aristocratic England, the tumultuous struggles over footbinding in nineteenth-century China, the uprising of ordinary people against Atlantic slavery, and the horrors of qhonor killingq in contemporary Pakistan. Intertwining philosophy and historical narrative, he has created qa fascinating study of moral evolutionq (Philadelphia Inquirer) that demonstrates the critical role honor plays a in the struggle against man's inhumanity to man..Fascinating, erudite and beautifully written.aquot;aThe New York Times Book Review In this groundbreaking work, Kwame Anthony Appiah, hailed as aquot;one of the most relevant philosophers todayaquot; (New York Times Book Review), changes the way we ...
|Title||:||The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen|
|Author||:||Kwame Anthony Appiah|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2011-09-06|