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It was okay, but spend your time reading Steiner or Sayers or Newman.
This is an important book and I really loved read Professor Appiah's case studies of dueling, foot binding, slavery, and finally honor killing.
These are just the starting points for asking the question, "What are we thinking..." I really admire Mr. Appiah's efforts.
Clear, accessible, and thought provoking. I would assign to a business class. He makes concepts seem simple.Published 4 months ago by Larry Miller
Thoughtful analysis, clearly expressed. I listened to the Audible book, narrated by the author. It was required reading for a class in Public Ethics, but I would gladly read this... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Justine Sullivan
It was not as elegantly written or intellectual as I expected. It was okay, but spend your time reading Steiner or Sayers or Newman.Published 7 months ago by C. Gallagher
The subject of shame and honor are clearly deployed yet I would expect a more in-depth exploration of this captivating subject.Published 15 months ago by Jaime Malamud
Freshman at Princeton U have read this before school started. Written by a Princeton Prof - one of those books that you will want to discuss with others.Published 16 months ago by Joanette
My book club chose to read this book. I was disappointed because he had a very minor pint to make, and took a long time to make it. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Amy Persky
Great, but his concept of morality should encompass that of honor! Honor is an important part of the moral phenomena, as I see it.Published 17 months ago by Adriano Naves de Brito
The text has no data no charts, no tables, thus very little substance. Has,for instance, an honor code had any statistical benefits? Read morePublished 17 months ago by James S. Kelley