Theory without modernity

Robert Hariman*

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Abstract

So we live after virtue. Good thing, too, many of us would agree. No more "good Christian gentlemen" with all their exclusions, expropriations, and private realms of violence. No more wise old men running the state into the ground. Nor do women have to be hemmed in by such names as Chastity or Prudence. You can still say, "Neither a borrower nor lender be," but you will be talking to people whose wallets are full of plastic and whose retirement funds are floating in the stock market.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrudence
Subtitle of host publicationClassical Virtue, Postmodern Practice
PublisherPenn State University Press
Pages1-32
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)0271022558, 9780271025278
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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