Fretting about the dangers of indolence, intemperance, and extravagance, the conservative moralists
often overlooked the fact that many workers had incomes too inadequate and irregular to maintain the levels of decency that the genteel critics prescribed for them.
Virtues exhibited by people whom moralists
judge good include the four basic virtues proposed by Aristotle:
Lisska's book provides a detailed explication of Thomistic natural law ethics, using categories taken from analytic philosophy in order to provide a moral theory that is clear and coherent enough to be persuasive to serious contemporary secular moralists
In 1986 his selection of essays Kamrerns julafton was chosen by Bonniers as their Christmas book of the year, a very perceptive choice because Claesson--or "Slas," as is his signature--is not only a remarkable observer and moralist
but also a skilled artist whose clever drawings illustrate his essays.
After all, Berry, the moralist
, and Krassner, the libertine, are not merely opposites.
Lagerkvist was a moralist
without a system of belief.
This will be an opportunity for listeners to hear from a host whom the Los Angeles Times describes as an "amazingly gifted man and moralist
whose mission in life has been crystallized: to get people obsessed with what's right and wrong.
might immediately answer, "Absolutely not," believing that there is no choice but to run a health care business altruistically.
A prodigious writer, voracious reader, tireless speaker, endless talker, keen hunter, wily politician, stern moralist
, and loving paterfamilias, the charismatic president was a dominating figure devoted to an incredibly strenuous physical and intellectual life.
MERCILESS CARICATURIST, gruesome fantasist, homoerotic moralist
, and above all maker of wonderfully crafted drawings and paintings: Paul Cadmus worked in many modes throughout his life and created so many surprising and often disturbing varieties of art that even those most passionate about his work are seldom unequivocal in their assessments.
Dutch poet, translator, playwright, and moralist
who was the first to set down humanist values in the vernacular.
But as his Oscar statement proved, he's really a moralist