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The Resource On settling, Robert E. Goodin

On settling, Robert E. Goodin

Label
On settling
Title
On settling
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Goodin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a culture that worships ceaseless striving, ""settling"" seems like giving up. But is it? On Settling defends the positive value of settling, explaining why this disdained practice is not only more realistic but more useful than an excessive ideal of striving. In fact, the book makes the case that we'd all be lost without settling--and that even to strive, one must first settle. We may admire strivers and love the ideal of striving, but who of us could get through a day without settling? Real people, confronted with a complex problem, simply make do, settling for some resol
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodin, Robert E
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political ethics
  • Contentment
  • Compromise (Ethics)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Compromise (Ethics)
  • Contentment
  • Political ethics
Label
On settling, Robert E. Goodin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Introduction -- Modes of settling: settling down, settling in, settling up, settling for, settling one's affairs, settling on -- The value of settling: settling as an aid to planning and agency, settling, commitment, trust, and confidence, settling the social fabric -- What settling is not: settling is not just compromising, settling is not just conservatism, settling is not just resignation -- Settling in aid of striving: settling in order to strive, what strivings require settling, and why, when to switch between one and the other, and why -- Conclusions
Control code
ocn812066357
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400845316
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613906830
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 390683
  • 22573/cttnk34z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812066357
Label
On settling, Robert E. Goodin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Introduction -- Modes of settling: settling down, settling in, settling up, settling for, settling one's affairs, settling on -- The value of settling: settling as an aid to planning and agency, settling, commitment, trust, and confidence, settling the social fabric -- What settling is not: settling is not just compromising, settling is not just conservatism, settling is not just resignation -- Settling in aid of striving: settling in order to strive, what strivings require settling, and why, when to switch between one and the other, and why -- Conclusions
Control code
ocn812066357
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400845316
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613906830
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 390683
  • 22573/cttnk34z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812066357

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