Duty Bound examines the link between character and politics, focusing on the importance of responsibility in American public and professional life. Mark Blitz tackles contemporary questions while exploring the critical role responsibility plays in a wide range of fields including politics, philanthropy, biotechnology, education, and law. The result is a lasting contribution to our understanding of one of America's classic virtues.
Mark Blitz is Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College.
1 Introduction Chapter 2 Responsibility and Modern Virtue Chapter 3 Responsibility and Politics Chapter 4 Responsibility and Foreign Affairs Chapter 5 Law and Responsibility Chapter 6 Political Responsibility of the Media Chapter 7 Liberal Responsibility Chapter 8 Responsibility and Biotechnology Chapter 9 Locke's Doctrine of Responsible Action