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How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed - Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living - cover

How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed - Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living

Rushworth M. Kidder

Publisher: HarperCollins e-books

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“A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal behavior.”—Jimmy Carter An essential guide to ethical action updated for our challenging times, How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth M. Kidder offers practical tools for dealing with the difficult moral dilemmas we face in our everyday lives. The founder and president of the Institute for Global Ethics, Dr. Kidder provides guidelines for making the important decisions in situations that may not be that clear cut—from most private and personal to the most public and global. Former U.S. senator and NBA legend Bill Bradley calls How Good People Make Tough Choices “a valuable guide to more informed and self-conscious moral judgments.”

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