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Thick Moralities, Thin Politics

Social Integration Across Communities of Belief

by Benjamin Gregg

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Political Theory,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Communitarianism,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Religion and politics,
  • Social justice,
  • Social policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11422274M
    ISBN 100822330814
    ISBN 109780822330813

      Biographies Biographies Benjamin Gregg teaches social and political theory at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Coping in Politics with Indeterminate Norms (); Human Rights as Social Construction (); and . In addition to over 40 peer-reviewed articles, has authored four books: Thick Moralities, Thin Politics (Duke UP, ), Coping in Politics with Indeterminate Norms (SUNY, ), Human-Rights as Social Construction (Cambridge UP, ), and The Human Rights State (U of Pennsylvania Press, ).

    Read "Justice and the Politics of Difference" by Iris Marion Young available from Rakuten Kobo. In this classic work of feminist political thought, Iris Marion Young challenges the Brand: Princeton University Press. at Austin. He is the author of Thick Moralities, Thin Politics: Social Integration Across Communities of Belief ()andCoping in Politics with Indeterminate Norms: A Theory of Enlightened Localism (). His articles have appeared in Political Theory, Review of .

      Walzer's solution is a two-tiered ethical structure, dividing the thin," global level of universal human morality from the thick," local level, where ethics are expressed in intricate depth. Walzer begins his argument with a discussion of what he calls "thin" moral minimalism, which is contrasted with "thick" moral maximalism. Illustrating how loyalties, thick-thin moralities, and personal conscience work together, the chapter uses the Gettysburg Address to show how President Abraham Lincoln resolved his crisis of conscience to exercise strong moral and political leadership during the Civil : Vera Vogelsang-Coombs.


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Thick Moralities, Thin Politics resolutely carries forward this trend. Written from a pragmatist perspective enriched by critical theory, the text articulates the conception of a public sphere composed of several communities with thick moralities and held together by a framework of thin political rules allowing for diversity and by: In Thick Moralities, Thin Politics.

Thick Moralities Benjamin Gregg develops a new approach to dealing with conflicting values in the policymaking process. Arguing that public policy suffers when politics are laden with moral doctrines, Gregg contends that "thickly" moral public philosophies cannot be the basis of a successful political by: In Thick Moralities, Thin Politics Benjamin Gregg develops a new approach to dealing with conflicting values in the policymaking process.

Arguing that public policy suffers when politics are laden with moral doctrines, Gregg contends that "thickly" moral public philosophies cannot be the basis of a successful political process. Thick Moralities, Thin Politics resolutely carries forward this trend.

Written from a pragmatist perspective enriched by critical theory, the text articulates the conception of a public sphere composed of several communities with ‘thick moralities’ and held together by a framework of Author: Benjamin Gregg.

In Thick Moralities, Thin Politics Benjamin Gregg develops a new approach to dealing with conflicting values in the policymaking process. Arguing that public policy suffers when politics are laden with moral doctrines, Gregg contends that "thickly" moral public philosophies cannot be the basis of a successful political : Duke University Press.

Thick Moralities, Thin Politics: Social Integration Across Communities of Belief [Benjamin Gregg]. At the center of pluralistic societies like the United States is the question of how to make broadly consensual social policy in light of the differentAuthor: Benjamin Gregg.

Thick Moralities, Thin Written from a pragmatist perspective enriched by critical theory, the text articulates the conception of a public sphere composed of several communities with 'thick moralities' and held together by a framework of 'thin' political rules allowing for diversity and contestation.

Selected BibliographyAcker, Joan. Doing Comparable Worth. Gender, Class, and Pay Equity. Philadelphia: Temple University der, Jeffrey. thin man inside every fat man," George Orwell once wrote, "just as there's a statue inside every block of stone." 1 Similarly, there are the makings of a thin and universalist morality inside every thick and particularist morality -- but the story of these two is not at all like the statue and the stone.

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[Benjamin Greenwood Gregg] -- Gregg sketches a new moral. Introduction. The question of ‘values’ and moral judgement has pervaded the human sciences and philosophy since their inception. This chapter will deal with the way this question has been formulated and pursued in sociology and moral philosophy, the problems that arose with the different formulations, and the ethnomethodological respecification of the base problematic.

Engaging the model of “thick moralities and thin politics” proposed by Benjamin Gregg (), I explore the process by which religion adapts to the demands of normatively “thin” : Benjamin Gregg.

But religion also adapts its thick moral commitments to prevailing social, cultural, and procedural dispositions. Engaging the model of “thick moralities and thin politics” proposed by Benjamin Gregg, I explore the process by which religion adapts to the demands of normatively “thin” politics.

To conceptualize this, I survey how Author: Aaron Stuvland. Benjamin Gregg's theory of "thick moralities, thin politics" offers one 1) I would like to thank the Center for European Studies at UT Austin and the Department of Education's Foreign Language. The Human Rights State Justice Within and Beyond Sovereign Nations Benjamin Gregg.

pages | 6 x 9 Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights View table of contents and excerpt "The Human Rights State is an important work of political imagination.

Michael Walzer’s Thick and Thin, first published in and now reissued with a preface and afterword, differs from many academic arguments in political does not seek a single, true comprehensive standpoint, but tries instead to respect.

Two of his books, Thick Moralities, Thin Politics (Duke ) and Coping in Politics with Indeterminate Norms (SUNY ), confront challenges of social justice in complex modern societies, especially in liberal democratic states. Walzer's main argument is that the conventional idea that that thin morality creates thick morality is wrong, the overlap of thick moralities leads to thin morality.

That said, I For now, I have decided not to rate the book, as much of Walzer's book is a "sequel" to his larger work "Spheres of Justice"/5. Search Google Scholar; Export Citation; 3) Gregg (a) would improve conditions for normative agreement within heterogeneous communities and across different communities by reframing contentious issues in terms more “normatively thin” than “normatively thick.” By contrast Gregg et al.

() presents a symposium devoted to Gregg’s theory of “enlightened localism” (Gregg b Author: Pete Mohanty. Thick Moralities, Thin Politics: Social Integration across Communities of Belief (Duke University Press, ) Focus of special topics issue: Comparative Sociology 11 (5), pages (), titled “Comparative Perspectives on Social Integration in Pluralistic Societies: Thick Norms versus Thin,” with contributions from six scholarsOccupation: Associate Professor.Two books, Thick Moralities, Thin Politics () and Coping in Politics with Indeterminate Norms (), confront challenges of social justice in complex modern societies, especially in liberal democratic states.He is the author of Thick Moralities, Thin Politics (public policy suffers when politics are laden with moral doctrines; public policy should work not toward political consensus but toward the more realistic goal of mutual accommodation); Coping In Politics with Indeterminate Norms (while moral validity is relative rather than absolute, and.