TITLE

The World's Oldest Virtue

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Judith
PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1993, Issue 33, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the rule of etiquette, which is considered to be the oldest social virtue and an indispensable partner of morality. Instances in which ignoring the etiquette rule is being justified by a moral perspective; Role of etiquette in establishing the principles of social virtue, as well as the rules, symbols and rituals of civilized life; Circumstance in which conflicts within etiquette itself may arise; Functions of the rule of etiquette.
ACCESSION #
17726798

 

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