The Honor Code

How Moral Revolutions Happen

by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Hardcover, 264 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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The Honor Code
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How Moral Revolutions Happen
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Kwame Anthony Appiah

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A philosopher argues that the sweeping social changes of the last few centuries, including freedom and equal rights for women, slaves, and other oppressed people, comes from the ancient power of honor, not legislation.