Morality and expediency

the folklore of academic politics
  • 230 Pages
  • 3.83 MB
  • English
Aldine Pub. Co. , Chicago
Universities and colleges -- Administration -- Decision ma
StatementF. G. Bailey ; with a foreword by Alfred Harris.
SeriesLewis Henry Morgan lectures ;, 1975
LC ClassificationsLB2341 .B254 1977b
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 230 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4564099M
ISBN 100202011593
LC Control Number77078109

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bailey, F.G. (Frederick George). Morality and expediency. Chicago: Aldine Pub. Co., (OCoLC)   Those individuals who give moral considerations a much greater weight than considerations of expediency represent a comparatively small minority, five percent of the people perhaps.

But, In spite of their numerical inferiority, they play a major role in our society because theirs is the voice of the conscience of society.

Get this from a library. Morality and Expediency: the Folklore of Academic Politics. [F G Bailey] -- "This book is about micro-politics: that kind of manoevre to control or avoid being controlled, to claim friendship or proclaim enmity, which takes place between people who know one another, and who.

His latest book is Hooper’s War: A Novel of WWII Japan. Reprinted from the his blog with permission. 3 thoughts on “Peter Van Buren on Morality, Expediency, and Hiroshima”.

In light of these foundational thoughts we come back to the moral imperative to protect life. That there is a responsibility to hold all life sacred as a matter of principle not expediency or calculation, hence the overriding concern that our elected officials must be individuals of strong moral and ethical flip flopping, taking positions to gain votes, or making excuses for.

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Bailey's Morality and Expediency: The Folklore of Academic Politics This book is about micro-politics: that kind of manoevre to control or avoid being controlled, to claim friendship or proclaim enmity, which takes place between People who know one another, and who must temper and adjust their actions towards one another because they share other activities/5().

Ethics of Expediency in “The Prince” From the verses found in “The Prince”, it is easy to arrive at a judgment that Machiavelli recommends immorality as a necessity in the pursuit of power.

This is untrue because the issue of morality and ethics is not completely disregarded in his treatise. But the second thing we need to note is far more consequential. Morality now seems to be dictated by that which is politically expedient.

Never forget, President Bill Clinton was exonerated by a Democratic controlled Senate when he clearly and intentionally lied under oath.

Morality and expediency: the folklore of academic politics. Oxford [Eng.]: B. Blackwell. MLA Citation. Bailey, F. Morality and expediency: the folklore of academic politics / F.

Bailey ; with a foreword by Alfred Harris B. Blackwell Oxford [Eng.] Australian/Harvard Citation. This Book has its proper place in a treatise on morals, because it is the author’s aim throughout to discriminate between the immoral and the legitimate modes of obtaining reputation and popularity.

The Third Book deals with the alleged or seeming discrepancy between the Expedient and the Right. Expediency definition, the quality of being expedient; advantageousness; advisability. See more. Katz, Steven B. “The Ethics of Expediency: Classical Rhetoric, Technology, and the Holocaust.” College English (): Quick sum: “In this paper I will attempt to show that what I have called an ethic of expediency underlies technical writing and deliberative rhetoric (see Olsen and Huckin, Principles 70), and that this ethic, which is so predominant in Western culture.

Morality and Expediency Résumé This book is about micro-politics: that kind of manoevre to control or avoid being controlled, to claim friendship or proclaim enmity, which takes place between people who know one another, and who must temper and adjust their actions towards one another because they share other activities.

Bernard Williams's remarkable essay on morality confronts the problems of writing moral philosophy, and offers a stimulating alternative to more systematic accounts that seem nevertheless to have left all the important issues somewhere off the page.

Williams explains, analyzes and distinguishes a number of key positions, from the purely amoral to notions of subjective or relative morality 5/5(1).

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The Indo-Chinese opium trade: considered in relation to its history, morality, and expediency, and its influence on Christian missions Item Preview remove-circle Pages: (shelved 1 time as christian-ethics-and-morality) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. A now-uncommon term for what is convenient or advantageous.

Mill carefully distinguishes between two interpretations of this word: in popular discourse, something is usually “expedient” if it is good for the doer, but not necessarily the right thing to do. In chapter two, Mill clarifies that utilitarians are against that kind of “expediency.”.” But in the rest of the book, Mill.

Book I: Moral Goodness Book II: Expediency Book III: the conflict between the right and the expedient. In a lengthy new concluding chapter labeled "A Reply to Critics," Lon L.

Fuller extends and clarifies his definition of the relation between law and morality put forward in the first () edition of The Morality of original argument distinguishes between the morality of duty and the morality of aspiration, both of which bear on the design and operation of social/5.

VIRTUE, MORALITY, AND EXPEDIENCY Nick Gier, Professor Emeritus, University of Idaho ([email protected]) It is based on the infamous Left Behind book series. Players can.

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choose to be Christian militia members who patrol the streets of New York City at the time of the Rapture. The militia kids can give non-believers a choice: they can repent. The simple translation: it is more effective to act in accordance with morality than to pursue a superficially more “practical” course of action.

De Officiis is a treatise about moral and ethical obligations (the literal translation is On Duty). (and possibly for) Mill's theory of morality. As Mill suggests within this paragraph and makes clear within the next ([11]: V, 15), morality is a sector of expediency, as justice is a sector of morality.

Mill says that we can negatively appraise conduct without regarding it in moral terms-without condemning it. BOOK III. § 1. Introduction.

There can be no real conflict between expediency and the Right. 3, 4. This appears from the nature of the Right. 4, 5. From the nature of the Expedient. The benefit of each and the benefit of all are identical.

Justice never to be sacrificed to expediency. Mortality is aposthumously published book by Anglo-American writer Christopher Hitchens, comprising seven essays which first appeared in Vanity Fair concerning his struggle with esophageal cancer, with which he was diagnosed during his book tour and which killed him in December An eighth chapter consisting of unfinished "fragmentary jottings," a foreword by Graydon Carter Author: Christopher Hitchens.

Buy the Paperback Book The Indo-chinese Opium Trade, Considered In Relation To Its History, Morality, And Expediency, And by John Spencer Hill atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. In The Prince Machiavelli puts the case for political expediency in its starkest, most electrifying form.

Here, he is associated with the divorce of politics from conventional morality; the justification of all means even the most unscrupulous in the quest for political power.

As a result, he has been denounced as a man inspired by the devil, as an immoral writer, an anti-Christian, an.A summary of Chapter 5: Of the Connection between Justice and Utility (Part 1) in John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Utilitarianism and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.