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The Resource Against fairness, Stephen T. Asma

Against fairness, Stephen T. Asma

Label
Against fairness
Title
Against fairness
Statement of responsibility
Stephen T. Asma
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A polymath philosopher shares lighthearted examples of humanity's unspoken instinct toward favoritism to argue against zealous pursuits of fairness
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Asma, Stephen T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1533.F2
LC item number
A86 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fairness
  • Preferences (Philosophy)
  • Values
  • Nepotism
Label
Against fairness, Stephen T. Asma
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Even Jesus had a favorite : Saints and favorites ; Fairness, tribes, and nephews ; Two classic cases of favoritism -- To thy own tribe be true: biological favoritism : Moral gravity ; The biochemistry of favoritism ; Humans are wired for favoritism ; A healthy addiction ; Flexible favoritism ; Kin selection ; Rational or emotional motives ; Conflicting brain systems ; Facts and values -- In praise of exceptions : Building the grid of impartiality ; Going off the grid ; Friendship and favoritism ; Reasonable favoritism -- "But, Dad, that's not fair!" : The fusion of feelings and ideas ; Sowing the seeds of confusion: sharing ; Sowing the seeds of confusion: open minds ; Envy and fairness ; Excellence, fairness, and favoritism -- The circle of favors: global perspectives ; Chinese favoritism ; Face culture ; Indian favoritism ; Disentangling nepotism and corruption ; Disentangling tribalism and tragedy -- "Your people shall be my people?" : Minorities, majorities, and favoritism ; Affirmative action and favoritism ; The finite stretch ; Feeling the stones with your feet -- Because you're mine, I walk the line : The virtues of favoritism ; You can't love humanity, you can only love people ; The future of favoritism ; The archbishop and the chambermaid
Control code
ocn783150173
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 208 pages
Isbn
9780226029863
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012013887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021557605
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)783150173
Label
Against fairness, Stephen T. Asma
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Even Jesus had a favorite : Saints and favorites ; Fairness, tribes, and nephews ; Two classic cases of favoritism -- To thy own tribe be true: biological favoritism : Moral gravity ; The biochemistry of favoritism ; Humans are wired for favoritism ; A healthy addiction ; Flexible favoritism ; Kin selection ; Rational or emotional motives ; Conflicting brain systems ; Facts and values -- In praise of exceptions : Building the grid of impartiality ; Going off the grid ; Friendship and favoritism ; Reasonable favoritism -- "But, Dad, that's not fair!" : The fusion of feelings and ideas ; Sowing the seeds of confusion: sharing ; Sowing the seeds of confusion: open minds ; Envy and fairness ; Excellence, fairness, and favoritism -- The circle of favors: global perspectives ; Chinese favoritism ; Face culture ; Indian favoritism ; Disentangling nepotism and corruption ; Disentangling tribalism and tragedy -- "Your people shall be my people?" : Minorities, majorities, and favoritism ; Affirmative action and favoritism ; The finite stretch ; Feeling the stones with your feet -- Because you're mine, I walk the line : The virtues of favoritism ; You can't love humanity, you can only love people ; The future of favoritism ; The archbishop and the chambermaid
Control code
ocn783150173
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 208 pages
Isbn
9780226029863
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012013887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021557605
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)783150173

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