The Resource Whenever Two or More Are Gathered : Relationship as the Heart of Ethical Discourse

Whenever Two or More Are Gathered : Relationship as the Heart of Ethical Discourse

Label
Whenever Two or More Are Gathered : Relationship as the Heart of Ethical Discourse
Title
Whenever Two or More Are Gathered
Title remainder
Relationship as the Heart of Ethical Discourse
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study of the critical role of ethics and moral responsibility in the field of public administration, Michael M. Harmon and O.C. McSwite posit that administrative ethics, as presently conceived and practiced, is largely a failure, incapable of delivering on its original promise of effectively regulating official conduct in order to promote the public interest. They argue that administrative ethics is compromised at its very foundations by two core assumptions: that human beings act rationally and that language is capable of conveying clear, stable, and unambiguous principles of ethical c
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 172.2
  • 172/.2
  • 172/.2
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1525.E8H37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Public administration : criticism and creativity
Label
Whenever Two or More Are Gathered : Relationship as the Heart of Ethical Discourse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-252) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; introduction; 1. Human Relationship: The Heart of Ethical Discourse; 2. The Case for Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: Personal Development as Ethical Guidance for Managers; 3. The Notorious Case of the Nonsense Lecture; 4. The Responsible Actor as "Tortured Soul": The Case of Horatio Hornblower; 5. in Praise of Harry Bosch: Saving Honest Sufferers from Administrative Ethics; 6. Moralism as Threat to the Possibility of Civil Society; 7. The Problem of Evil: What a Postmodern Analysis Reveals
  • 8. Five Good Reasons Not to Act on Principle (Or, Why You Probably Can't Act on Principle, Anyway)9. Why Principles Can't Justify: A Pragmatist Commentary on the Affirmative Action Debate; 10. The Good, the Bad, and the Neurotic: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on the Impossibility of Administrative Ethics; 11. The Trouble with Truth: Two Challenges to Ethical Prohibitions against Lying; 12. The Brave New World of Relationship; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn772845437
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385361
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26058601
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772845437
  • pebcs0817317295

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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