April 1, 1991

Arien Mack, Editor

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Arien Mack

Editor’s Introduction

Presents an obituary for ethicist Hans Jonas.

Stanley Cavell

The Idea of Home: Introduction

Part of my particular interest in the topic of “Home: A Place in the World”—beyond sharing the sense of the fascin...

January 2, 1989

Arien Mack, Editor 

Agnes Heller 

The Moral Situation in Modernity

Philosophers have always disagreed on the essence of human nature, the origins of morals, and the interpretation of virtues and vices. As a result, they have tended to disagree on their moral recommendatio...

January 2, 1975

Arien Mack, Editor

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Michael Walzer

Civility and Civic Virtue in Contemporary America

Decline and fall is the most common historical perception, even among intellectuals. Here in the United States  it is frequently said that our citizens' commitment to the...

Table of Contents: Alvin Johnson, In Memory of Emil Lederer. A year before the Hitler triumph, when I first met Lederer in person, I realized that admirable...

Foreword PART I: INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY Thomas Mann,The Living Spirit: Let us pause at that great and lovely word truth, and consider it for a

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