OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

ISBN : 9780190900151

参考価格(税込): 
¥3,069
著者: 
Justin Tosi; Brandon Warmke
ページ
248 ページ
フォーマット
Hardcover
サイズ
140 x 210 mm
刊行日
2020年06月
メール送信
印刷

We are all guilty of it. We call people terrible names in conversation or online. We vilify those with whom we disagree, and make bolder claims than we could defend. We want to be seen as taking the moral high ground not just to make a point, or move a debate forward, but to look a certain way-incensed, or compassionate, or committed to a cause. We exaggerate. In other words, we grandstand.

Nowhere is this more evident than in public discourse today, and especially as it plays out across the internet. To philosophers Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke, who have written extensively about moral grandstanding, such one-upmanship is not just annoying, but dangerous. As politics gets more and more polarized, people on both sides of the spectrum move further and further apart when they let grandstanding get in the way of engaging one another. The pollution of our most urgent conversations with self-interest damages the very causes they are meant to forward.

Drawing from work in psychology, economics, and political science, and along with contemporary examples spanning the political spectrum, the authors dive deeply into why and how we grandstand. Using the analytic tools of psychology and moral philosophy, they explain what drives us to behave in this way, and what we stand to lose by taking it too far. Most importantly, they show how, by avoiding grandstanding, we can re-build a public square worth participating in.

目次: 

Preface
1. Moral Talk Is Not Magic
2. What Is Moral Grandstanding?
3. Grandstanding: A Field Guide
4. The Social Costs of Grandstanding
5. Grandstanding and Respect
6. Would a Virtuous Person Grandstand?
7. Politics as Morality Pageant
8. What to Do About Grandstanding

著者について: 

Justin Tosi is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Texas Tech University. He works on moral, social, political, and legal philosophy. Brandon Warmke is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University. He writes about ethics and politics.

このページに掲載の「参考価格」は日本国内における希望小売価格です。当ウェブサイトでのご購入に対して特別価格が適用される場合、販売価格は「割引価格」として表示されます。なお、価格は予告なく変更されることがございますので、あらかじめご了承ください。