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In Search of Ethics: Conversations with Men and Women of Character

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American society seems to be in a constant state of recovery from a series of attacks on our social and economic morals and ethics. From the never-ending embarassment of the Clinton sex scandals to the fall of such personalities as Martha Stewart, it seems that there is a new character challenge every day. Pick up a newspaper or listen to the evening news and you'll find s ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by DC Press (first published June 1st 2001)
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Jim Bouchard
Dec 08, 2010 Jim Bouchard rated it really liked it
If you're looking for some pedantic treatment of the complex field of ethics, as at least one reviewer seemed to be, this is not your book.

Len Marrella shares a window on the minds and hearts of some interesting and highly ethical people. He poses the questions that many of us would find important had we each had the opportunity to meet some of these fascinating people.

What I most appreciated about this book is that Marrella is not preaching at us. He obviously injects his personal values as p
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Isaac
Oct 01, 2008 Isaac rated it it was amazing
It is a great book. EAch story ties into a particular "peice" of the Ethics "pie." Gives a lot of information about how each person displayed their ethical beliefs, which got them a chapter in this bood. It's an easy read too. And lastly, it explains how West Point is one of the main developers of ethics with it's cut and dry honor code, "A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do."
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