Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of by Yuval Levin,Thomas W. Merrill,Adam Schulman PDF

By Yuval Levin,Thomas W. Merrill,Adam Schulman

ISBN-10: 0739141597

ISBN-13: 9780739141595

ISBN-10: 0739141600

ISBN-13: 9780739141601

Leon R. Kass has been supporting americans higher comprehend the human for over 4 decades_as a instructor, author, pupil, public champion of the arts, and defender of human dignity. From bioethics to civic schooling, from reading the Bible to weighing the ethical implications of contemporary technology, Kass has provided knowledge, advice, and guide. during this quantity, fifteen of Kass's admirers, together with scholars, colleagues, and pals, honor his paintings through reflecting at the extensive variety of matters to which he has committed his life's paintings. a number of the essays supply interpretations of significant works of literature and philosophy from Homer, Sophocles, and Plato to Rousseau, Franklin, Jane Austen, Hawthorne, and Henry James. Others study the importance of Leon Kass's paintings as a bioethicist and Chairman of the President's Council on Bioethics and as an interpreter of the publication of Genesis. The essays accrued in Apples of Gold in images of Silver provide a feeling of the breadth of Kass's pursuits and insights and of the impression he has had on generations of students. The reader is additional familiar with the occupation of Leon R. Kass by way of a biographical advent and a complete directory of his released writings and the classes he has taught.

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