Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Moral Progress

Kwame Anthony Appiah's new book arguing that "that reformulated notions of honor have played what he calls a 'central role' in the history of moral revolutions" makes reviewer Paul Berman "wonder whether something deeper and vaster hasn't ultimately been driving the grandest of the reform campaigns—something deriving from Christianity, maybe" — The Unappreciated Power of Honor.

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