Ethics for policy decisions; the art of asking deliberative questions.


New York, Prentice-Hall, 1952.

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Subjects Ethics.
Logic.
Morale -- Cas, EĢtudes de.
Morale -- Histoire.
Series Prentice-Hall philosophy series.
Description 428 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1952.
Notes "Footnotes and references": pages 365-412.
Contents Part 1: The deliberative questions -- Good judgment -- Utilitarian calculation, the ethics of Jeremy Bentham -- Casuistry -- Consistency with ideals, the ethics of Socrates and Plato -- Kant on consistency -- Stoic and pseudo-stoic on power -- Aristotle's golden mean -- The ethics of psychologists, Hobbes and Butler on selfishness -- The historical "logic" of Hegel and Marx -- Dewey's instrumental thinking -- The semantic approach to wisdom -- Part 2: Policy studies -- How to approach policy issues -- School policies in Chicago and Pasadena -- The "social unit" experiment in community organization -- Fernwood Park and caste attitudes -- Family decision -- Pragmatic policy making by labor unions and management -- Ward and Sears, expansion and business judgment -- Donald Nelson and the reconversion controversy -- The kings and the Tennessee -- The partition of Germany -- The cultivation of wisdom.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)265818
(OCoLC)ocm00265818
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WorldCat Identities Leys, Wayne A. R.
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