Cultivating Citizens

Cultivating Citizens : Soulcraft and Citizenship in Contemporary America

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In Cultivating Citizens Dwight Allman and Michael Beaty bring together some of America's leading social and political thinkers to address the question of civic vitality in contemporary American society. The resulting volume is a serious reflection on the history of civil society and a rich and rewarding conversation about the future American civic order.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • bibliography, index
  • 0739104535
  • 9780739104538

About Dwight D. Allman

Dwight D. Allman is Associate Professor of Political Science at Baylor University. Michael D. Beaty is Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University.
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Table of contents

Part 1 Introduction: Citizenship and Soulcraft Part 2 Cultivating Citizens as Historical Problem Chapter 3 Cicero, Citizenship, and Epicurean Temptation Chapter 4 Soulcraft, Citizenship, and Church-Craft: The View from Hippo Chapter 5 From Moral Virtue to Material Benefit: Dominium and Citizenship in Late Medieval Europe Chapter 6 Lockean Liberalism and the Cultivation fo Citizens Part 7 Cultivating Citizens as Contemporary Problem Chapter 8 Who Are We? Taking Stock of the Culture Chapter 9 Higher Education and the Cultivation of Citizenship Chapter 10 Citizenship, Faith, and Christian Higher Education Chapter 11 Have Americans Lost their Virtue? Chapter 12 Liberalism, Consumerism, and Citizenship
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