Judge or Be Judged: Moral Reflection in an Age of Relativism and Fundamentalism

Judge or Be Judged: Moral Reflection in an Age of Relativism and Fundamentalism

By: Eric Bain-Selbo (author)Hardback

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Judge and Be Judged offers insights into moral life and moral judgment that aim to help in understanding our society's tendency towards either fundamentalism or relativism. By examining the social function of shame, the possibility of cross-cultural understanding, and obstacles to moral judgment in the classroom, this book charts a path that helps to avoid both fundamentalism and relativism.

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About Author

Eric Bain-Selbo is Chair and Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Lebanon Valley College.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 "Judge Not, That You Be Not Judged": Can Jesus' Teaching Be Salvaged? Chapter 3 Why Shame is Good Chapter 4 Men Without Shame, or, Why So Many Germans Were Bad People Chapter 5 Can We Understand the Other?: Post-Colonial Theory and Cross-Cultural Studies Chapter 6 Achieving Dialogical Multiculturalism: Reflections on Virtues and Vices in the College Classroom Chapter 7 Conclusion: The Morals of the Story and Even More Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 Index Chapter 10 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780739108611
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780739108611
  • weight: 503
  • ISBN10: 0739108611

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