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Ethics & Other Liabilities: Trying to Live Right in an Amoral World

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For two years in the pages of Esquire magazine, with no more professional qualifications than a decent consience, Harry Stein examined the battle between right and wrong in the most intimate terms. Now collected in book form, Stein's provocative essays eloquently address many of the real, if unspoken, issues of everyday life, providing warm, personal insights that offer a ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 15th 1983 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published May 15th 1982)
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Not always correct, exactly, but as thought-provoking and revealing as it was when I read it many years ago. These are really essays about life, disguised as ethics advice.
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A lighthearted book of essays on ethics from the authors articles in Esquire magazine. Easy read.
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"For the sorry truth is that in this most pragmatic land, the purist is generally his own worst enemy."
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Conservative author Harry Stein is known for his light touch on hard topics: How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy (And Found Inner Peace): I Can't Believe I'm Sitting Next to a Republican; The Idiot Vote -- The Democrats' Core Constituency; etc. Now, with his comic novel Will Tripp, Pissed Off Attorney-at-Law , he does his bit to take back popular culture from the radical lef ...more
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