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THE POLITICS OF VIRTUE TODAY: A CRITIQUE AND A PROPOSAL
Burtt initially distinguishes various strands of thought on civic virtue, particularly a public, participatory republican version (e.g., Rousseau or Tocqueville) and a more private, lessExpand
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Religious Parents, Secular Schools: A Liberal Defense of an Illiberal Education
How far ought good liberals to go in accommodating parents with religious objections to the public school curriculum? This article argues that liberal democratic ideals are best honored when we allowExpand
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The Good Citizen's Psyche: On the Psychology of Civic Virtue
What are the psychological sources of civic virtue in the republican tradition? This article identifies three: the education of the passions, the manipulation of interests, and the compulsion toExpand
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Virtue Transformed: Political Argument in England, 1688-1740
Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. The politics of virtue in Augustan England 3. A religious politics of virtue: Low Church Anglicanism and the Societies for Reformation of Manners 4. A republicanExpand
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Reproductive responsibilities: Rethinking the fetal rights debate
  • S. Burtt
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Policy sciences
  • 1994
The fetal rights debate has grown increasingly vitriolic in recent years. The animosity between those who attribute rights to the fetus from the moment of conception and those who argue that theExpand
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