Politics of Virtues, Government of Knaves
- FEATURE "X". Carney, Francis W.; Cosby, W. K.; Selinka, N. M.; Balliet, Lester A.; Donovan, Herbert D. A.; Geoghegan, T. J.; Nowak, Kathryn Ellis; Price, Pete; Gallagher, Gerald // America;4/17/1954, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p69
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the previous issues, including the article which concerns the McCarthy investigations and their effect upon the common good, "Congress, Communists and the common good," and "Presidential leadership vs. Senate hegemony," in...
- Real Happiness. COLSON, CHUCK; GEORGE, TIMOTHY // Christianity Today;Aug2011, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p67
The article asserts that the U.S. can recover economically by rebuilding a culture of civic duty and virtue. It says that Americans in the 1830s were committed to the common good and to civic duty, building hospitals, schools, churches, prisons, seminaries and inns together, as observed by...
- TOWARD GLOBAL ETHICS. Cahill, Lisa Sowle // Theological Studies;Jun2002, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p324
Explores the actual intercultural moral and policy consensus and the character of practical reason in order to nuance the idea of a global common good and to strengthen the prospect of finding global ethics. Requirements for reinterpreting common good and defending global ethics; Contingency of...
- And the Oscar Goes To---YOU! Nietenheefer, Ken // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX);3/1/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p2
The author discusses his views on real excellence.
- Cultivating Virtue? Tigner, Steven S. // Journal of Education;2000, Vol. 182 Issue 2, p11
A FARMER CANNOT MAKE POTATOES, but he can grow them, conditioning the soil to nurture the growth of the seed potatoes he has to work with. A university cannot make good graduates, but it can nurture their production. It can foster the kind of environment that encourages moral maturation and growth.
- The Incredible Power of Seeing the Best in Others. Prude, Regina M. // Tennessee Tribune;8/23/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p4B
The article presents the author's people of excellence and the power of seeing the best in others.
- Excellence in a Mendacious World. Artson, Bradley Shavit // Tikkun;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p48
Stresses a holistic approach in the perception of excellence. How prominence has been perverted; Proposed standards for measuring true greatness; Why the virtue of true inner joy is considered the hardest to cultivate.
- In Praise of Indolence. Keillor, Garrison // American Scholar;Summer2001, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p160
Provides reason for not believing in excellence. Way to avoid being envied.
- Individual Liberty And The Common Good--The Balance. // Vital Speeches of the Day;10/1/74, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p756
Presents the text of a speech delivered by Brendan F. Brown, professor of Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, on July 24, 1974, at the International Congress of Jurists, University of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, which deals with individual liberty and the common good.