Loading, please wait...

product description page

Aligning Values and Politics : Empowerment Versus Entitlement (Paperback) (Michael Gendre & Nicolu00e1s

Aligning Values and Politics : Empowerment Versus Entitlement (Paperback) (Michael Gendre & Nicolu00e1s - image 1 of 1

About this item

Aligning Values and Politics argues that empowering individuals for self-actualization is an indispensable tool for attaining freedom; therefore, politics must align with the promotion of self-actualization. Private property rights have in the past helped people to develop skills, but such rights were abused. Once these rights are combined with an ethics of responsibility, the book opens the doors to a nonpartisan analysis of income inequality, inheritance, race relations, abortion and governance. The book argues that the American government is engaged in producing “bread and circuses,” inducing people into living vicariously. Using the ideas of Immanuel Kant, the authors claim that we can return to a civil society that values independence rather than entitlements.
Number of Pages: 168
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Ethics + Moral Philosophy, Political, Movements / Rationalism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Michael Gendre & Nicolu00e1s Su00e1nchez
Language: English
Street Date: March 2, 2016
TCIN: 50950791
UPC: 9780761867234
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-9827
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.