Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of Leon R. Kass

Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of Leon R. Kass

By: Yuval Levin (editor), Thomas W. Merrill (editor), Adam Schulman (editor), Eric Cohen (contributor), Levin Levin (contributor), Rebecca Dresser (contributor), Michael A. Fishbane (contributor), Harvey Flaumenhaft (contributor), Lerner Lerner (contributor), Amy A. Kass (contributor)Paperback

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For more than forty years Leon R. Kass has been a prolific and distinguished writer, an outstanding teacher of the humanities, and a wise interpreter of the moral implications of modern science. In Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver, fifteen of his colleagues, students, and friends celebrate his life's work with a collection of essays on themes and issues that have been of central concern to his scholarship.

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Yuval Levin is editor of National Affairs and a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC. Thomas W. Merrill is assistant professor of government at American University in Washington, DC, and was a senior research analyst at the PresidentOs Council on Bioethics. Adam Schulman is a tutor at St. John's College, Annapolis, and was a senior research consultant at the PresidentOs Council on Bioethics.


Chapter 1 Introduction: The Career of Leon Kass Chapter 2 Chapter 1: The Homecoming of Penelope Chapter 3 Chapter 2: The World through Ben's Bifocals Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Medicalizing Childhood Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Washington Square Chapter 6 Chapter 5: The Silence of the Spartan Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Torah Transformed Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Leon Kass and the Poets Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Toward a Richer Public Bioethics Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Philosophic Anthropology in Rousseau and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas Chapter 11 Chapter 10: Self-knowledge and Moral Seriousness in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice Chapter 12 Chapter 11: From Hearth-Fires to Hell-Fires Chapter 13 Chapter 12: Fraternity in Antigone Chapter 14 Chapter 13: Children of Skeptics Chapter 15 Chapter 14: The God-Seeking Animal Chapter 16 Chapter 15: The Traditional Animal Chapter 17 Courses Taught by Leon R. Kass Chapter 18 Published Writings of Leon R. Kass

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  • publication date: 13/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780739141601
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780739141601
  • weight: 458
  • ISBN10: 0739141600

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