The Subject, Approach and Distinctiveness of Public Ethics
University College London - Department of Political Science; European University Institute
April 7, 2010
THE LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY ESSAYS IN POLITICAL THEORY AND PUBLIC POLICY, R. Bellamy and A. Palumbo, eds., Ashgate, pp. ix-xx, 2010
This introduction to a collection of classic articles explores different views on the subject, approach and distinctiveness of public ethics. It defends a view that sees politics as a distinctive ethical sphere to be understood in contextual terms, with 'dirty hands' the defining issue of public ethics.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Keywords: public ethics, dirty hands
Date posted: April 8, 2010