On settling / Robert E. Goodin.
by Goodin, Robert E.Material type: BookPublisher: Princeton, N. J. : Princeton University Press, c2012Description: viii, 114 p. ; 22 cm.Subject(s): Political ethics | Contentment | Compromise (Ethics)DDC classification: 172 G652
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Winter 2012 Selected Accessions List -- Ethics
Includes bibliographical references (p. -106) and index.
Introduction -- Modes of settling: settling down, settling in, settling up, settling for, settling one's affairs, settling on -- The value of settling: settling as an aid to planning and agency, settling, commitment, trust, and confidence, settling the social fabric -- What settling is not: settling is not just compromising, settling is not just conservatism, settling is not just resignation -- Settling in aid of striving: settling in order to strive, what strivings require settling, and why, when to switch between one and the other, and why -- Conclusions.