by Avishai Margalit, translated by Naomi Goldblum The Decent Society is both a commentary on, and an alternative to, our prevailing. Review of the Book The Decent Society, A. Margalit, [REVIEW]W. J. Witteveen – – Nexus Review of The Decent Society by Avishai Margalit. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Avishai Margalit: The Decent Society. | The title of this book will surely pique the interest of political philosophers who.
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Avishai Margalit builds his social philosophy on this foundation: Down to the last detail, an overly theoretical and abstract ddecent of exactly what would and would not comprise a decent society.
He is also the George F. He writes regularly for the New York Review of Books. Account Options Sign in.
This is a deeply felt book that springs from Margalit’s experience at the borderlands of conflicts between Eastern Europeans and Westerners, between Palestinians My library Help Advanced Book Search. Harvard University Press Amazon. Harvard University PressJan 13, – Philosophy – pages.
How to be decent, how to build a decent society, emerges out of Margalit’s analysis of the corrosive functioning of humiliation in its many forms. This is a deeply felt book that springs from Margalit’s experience at the borderlands of conflicts between Eastern Europeans and Westerners, between Palestinians and Israelis.
Being Beastly to Humans. The Paradox of Humiliation.
The Decent Society — Avishai Margalit | Harvard University Press
Popular passages Page 12 – And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. Harvard University Press, University of Notre Dame Press,pp. For a more complete account of basic needs, see The Demands of Justice, pp.
Page – Harold L. Deccent of California Press, Page 9 – Margalit defines humiliation as: Oxford University Press,pp. Page 1 – A civilized society is one whose members do not humiliate one another, while a decent society is one in which the institutions do not humiliate people.