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Public morality and liberal society

Harry M. Clor

Public morality and liberal society

essays on decency, law, and pornography

by Harry M. Clor

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame .
Written in English

  • Moral conditions.,
  • Social norms.,
  • Crimes without victims.,
  • Civil rights.,
  • Law and ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHarry M. Clor.
    LC ClassificationsHM216 .C59 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL813531M
    ISBN 100268038139
    LC Control Number95050808

    Unlearning morality is mostly a liberal pursuit, as it requires introspection, a liberation of the mind, and questioning of memes surrounding authority/respect, in-group/loyalty, and purity/sanctity. When you complete your introspective process of unlearning morality, you are typically left with much of what you formally believed intact.   The book Christians should read instead of 'The Benedict Option' Julián Carrón and Rod Dreher (CNS photos Gregory A. Shemitz/The Trinity Forum) . Between morality and the law: corruption, anthropology and comparative society - Pardo, Italo Article in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12(1) March with 56 Reads. This thought-provoking book will be valuable to the general reader as well as scholars.”—Scott Duimstra, Library Journal “Public Philosophy stands an integral text in the quest for recovering, and rediscovering, an ethically and morally responsible citizenry and political system.” – .

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Public Morality and Liberal Society: Essays on Decency, Law, and Pornography by Harry M. Clor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In this tightly reasoned book, Clor reminds us that we still have a public morality and, what’s more, that it is compatible with a free society.

The author, a professor of political science at Kenyon College, argues that our moral codes are rooted in religion, but only in part. Conservatives tended to hold the contrary position to each of the classical liberal causes.

In this essay I shall propose a theory about what liberalism is; but I face an immediate problem. My project supposes that there is such a thing as liberalism, and the opinion is suddenly popular that there is not. Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship in a Liberal Society.

Clor, Harry M. Challenging both the extreme libertarians and the extreme moralists, this book explores the public interest in moral Public morality and liberal society book and moral character and discusses how that interest is Public morality and liberal society book served.

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Clor’s scholarship, which includes the books Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship Public morality and liberal society book a Liberal Society, Public Morality and Liberal Society, and On Moderation: Defending an Ancient Virtue in a Modern World, has been at the center of the scholarly debate on the conference’s topic for more than 40 years.

We are pleased to bring together. " An earlier version of this paper was presented at the “Public Morality” conference at Notre Dame Law School on Ap Some of the themes here are explored at greater length in my book, Public Morality and Liberal Society (Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, ).Cited by: 2.

Bibliography Includes index. Summary Departing from the usual discussions of public morality, and considering the moral interests of the community as a whole, this book is a contribution to this intensely debated theme and considers how public morality can be justified in theory and accommodated in practice in a liberal society.

Few works of political reflection are as intrepid as Harry Clor’s classic Obscenity and Publicteacher and scholar, who died inwrote the book with a sense that the sexual revolution and the rights revolution underway at that time challenged those who would defend a civilized public morality.

He knew that liberal democracy’s perennial dispute between personal. The idea that public morality is going to result in any lasting happiness while private morality spirals down is a pipe dream.

I see little value in seeing this as a “vs.” conflict. Private morality and Public morality and liberal society book morality rise together or fall together. Neither is a conservative or liberal thing. Let’s explore morality in all its manifestations.

The Market of Virtue - Morality and Commitment in a Liberal Society is a contribution to the present controversy between liberalism and communitarianism. This controversy is not only confined to academic circles but is becoming of increasing interest to a wider public.

It has become popularBrand: Springer Netherlands. Public morality refers to moral and ethical standards enforced in a society, by law or police work or social pressure, and applied to public life, to the content of the media, and to conduct in public places.A famous remark of Mrs Patrick Campbell, that she did not care what people did as long as they "didn't frighten the horses" shows that in some sense even high tolerance expects a public.

Public morality circumscribes what should not be publicly tolerated. Conventional and private immoralities that are not prohibited by public morality should be tolerated. Keywords: Elliot Turiel; Gerald Gaus; Jonathan Haidt; Liberal Society; Public Morality; Tolerance.

Introduction. One of the most important assumptions in liberal societies is. In this book, Michael Sandel takes up some of the hotly contested moral and political issues of our time, including affirmative action, assisted suicide, abortion, gay rights, stem cell research, the meaning of toleration and civility, the gap between rich and poor, the role of markets, and the place of religion in public life.

He argues that the most prominent ideals in our political life /5(2). The liberal campaign to redefine marriage is not over.

Attempts to secure constitutional rights to polygamy and polyamory are on the way. Conservatives must pursue a new strategy to thwart private corporations from undermining public morality if we hope to prevent further changes to the institution of marriage and protect other vital elements of public morality.

Liberal politics demands delicate moral and political judgment, not political indifference to morality or thought­less moralism. Because of its loss of memory and confidence, liberalism in our day tends either to be reduced to a simplistic libertarianism, or to be perverted into a.

Liberals often worry that inviting moral and religious argument into the public sphere runs the risk of intolerance and coercion. These essays respond to that concern by showing that substantive moral discourse is not at odds with progressive public purposes, and that a pluralist society need not shrink from engaging the moral and religious convictions that its citizens bring to public life.

Analysis. Liberal Fascism, like Righteous Indignation, is a book about today’s far-left that you need to rg shows why today’s attacks on liberty, free speech, and individuality aren’t just the product of a desire for a nanny state but are also stemming from the fascination early progressives had with fascism, especially Mussolini’s hyper-socialist fascism.

How far can we apply the same moral principles to both public and private behaviour. In the interests of effective political action, are we right to accept acts of deceit, exploitation or force which we would regard as unacceptable in private relations with individuals.

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Public Morality, Civic Virtue, and the Problem of Modern Liberalism edited by T. William Boxx and Gary M. Quinlivan Eerdmans, pages Ever since Edmund Burke criticized the French Revolution.

Liberal morality's basis in reason makes it very, very different from conservative morality. Rules can exist, but they come out of reason. It is important to note at this point that liberal. Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship in a Liberal Society by Harry M.

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Harry Clor’s book Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship in a Liberal Society develops a case against the Supreme Court’s decisions in Roth v. United States and Miller rnia to bring an end to most forms of censorship that appealed to standards of decency and obscenity.

Clor argues that “public morality,” as antiquated as it may appear, is indispensable to any. Jean Porter: Note: This is a revised version of a paper delivered at a Pew Forum Conference on Theology, Morality, and Public Life held at the University of Chicago, FebruaryI am very grateful for the helpful comments of the respondents and other participants offered at.

Based on the work of Elliot Turiel, Jonathan Haidt, and Gerald Gaus, the argument developed in this arti-cle is that the best way to address the challenge is to distinguish between public morality Author: Louis Tietje.

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