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The decent society

by Avishai Margalit

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Justice,
  • Civil society,
  • Humiliation,
  • The State

  • About the Edition

    How to be decent, how to build a decent society, emerges out of Margalit"s analysis of the corrosive functioning of humiliation in its many forms. This is a deeply felt book that springs from Margalit"s experience at the borderland of conflicts.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-299) and index.

    StatementAvishai Margalit ; translated by Naomi Goldblum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC336 .M35 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 304 pages ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26332661M
    ISBN 100674194373
    ISBN 109780674194373
    OCLC/WorldCa47840538

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There is more urgency in bringing about a decent society than in bringing about a just by: Ross Douthat is a columnist for the New York Times op-ed is the author of To Change the Church, Bad Religion, and Privilege, and coauthor of Grand New joining the New York Times, he was a senior editor for the is the film critic for National Review, and he cohosts the New York Times’s weekly op-ed podcast, The ed on: Febru   The decent society is a necessary prelude to a just society according to Margalit, and a decent society is one that does not humiliate those who depend on it.

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Down to the last detail, an overly theoretical and abstract elaboration of exactly what would and would not comprise a decent society. In his seminal work A Theory of Justice, John Rawls postulated an ideal Kantian society designed along strict equalitarian lines.

As a philosophical construct, it has been enormously influential. But in practical terms it has stood just a bit too far Author: Avishai Margalit. Get this from a library.

The decent society. [Avishai Margalit] -- This text outlines Avishai Margalit's social philosophy, based on the foundation that a decent or civilized society is one whose institutions do not humiliate the people under their authority, and. This book owes its existence to that remark of Morgenbesser's.

I myself owe Morgenbesser much of my philosophical apprenticeship and not a few of my social persuasions. The idea of the decent society appealed to me, but for many years I was not able to flesh it out.

The ideal of the just society is a sublime one but hard to realize. The decent society is an ideal which can be realized even in our children's lifetime. We should get rid of cruelty first, advocated Judith Shklar.

Humiliation is a close second. There is more urgency in bringing about a decent society than in bringing about a just one. The search for 'the Decent Society' - a fit place in which to live - has informed policy at both governmental and international level.

This book analyses its nature and devises a. The Decent Society. From Plato on, political philosophy has dealt with the question of the just society, but not with the question of the decent society. In this book, Margalit argues that the pursuit of decency, understood primarily in terms of the absence of humiliation, takes precedence over the pursuit of the ideal of justice.

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