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Ethical communication : moral stances in human dialogue / edited by Clifford G. Christians and John C. Merrill
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BJ1521 .E84 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Conduct of life
Ethics
Physical Description vii, 221 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / Clifford G. Christians, John C. Merrill -- The altruistic stance : loyalty to others. Tenzin Gyatso, the Dalai Lama : universal compassion / John C. Merrill -- Jesus : loving neighbors / Mary Hulst -- John Stuart Mill : utilitarianism / Raphael Cohen-Almagor -- Carol Gilligan : ethics of care / Lee Wilkins -- Martin Luther King, Jr. : ethics of personalism / William Babcock -- Mother Teresa : the ethics of sacrifice / Janice Hume -- The egoistic stance : loyalty to self. Aristotle : self-development / Lee Anne Peck -- Friedrich Nietzsche : becoming an ├╝bermensch / Clifford G. Christians -- Machiavelli : pragmatic realism / John C. Merrill -- Camus : the rebellious spirit / David J. Gunkel -- Kautilya of India : social egoism / John C. Merrill -- Ayn Rand : rational self-interest / John C. Merrill -- The autonomy stance : loyalty to freedom. Henry David Thoreau : value of solitude / Stephanie Craft -- John Locke : natural rights / Patrick Lee Plaisance -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer : courage versus authority / Ronald C. Arnett -- Paulo Freire : face saving and communication / Ronald C. Arnett -- Hannah Arendt : public as authority / Maurine Beasley -- The legalist stance : loyalty to authority. Plato : elite norms / Lee Anne Peck -- Muhammad : honor centered morality / Mohammad A. Siddiqi -- Immanuel Kant : importance of duty / Lee Anne Peck -- Moses : deontological norms / William Babcock -- Thomas Hobbes : the ethics of social order / Stephen J.A. Ward -- The communitarian stance : loyalty to the community. Confucius : ethics of character / Virginia Whitehouse -- Mohandas Gandhi : fellowship of power / Lee Wilkins -- Karl Marx : transcending alienation / Jon Bekken -- John Dewey : democratic conversation / Lee Wilkins -- J├╝rgen Habermas : consensus and citizenship / David S. Allen -- Emmanuel Levinas : priority of the other / Ronald C. Arnett
Summary "Communication ethics are approached from five perspectives--altruistic, egotistic, autonomous, legalist, and communitarian--in essays examining the thought of major thinkers ranging from Aristotle to the Dalai Lama. Each profile provides insight into how important ethical concepts can help the modern communicator"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Christians, Clifford G
Merrill, John Calhoun, 1924-2012

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