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On compromise and rotten compromises

Avishai Margalit

On compromise and rotten compromises

by Avishai Margalit

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compromise (Ethics),
  • Political science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementAvishai Margalit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1431 .M28 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192354M
    ISBN 109780691133171
    LC Control Number2009011807

    Combining philosophy, politics, and history, and written in a vivid and accessible style, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is full of surprising new insights about war, peace, justice, and sectarianism "The New Yorker Books in Brief".   Margalit bases On Compromise and Rotten Compromises on two lectures he gave at Stanford University in His style is informal and the book is an invitation to join him as he tells stories personal and historical and mines them for insight and illumination. His use of economic analogies brings lofty concepts to earth.

    On Compromise and Rotten Compromises. Frank Ankersmit - - Common Knowledge 18 (2) Avishai Margalit, On Compromises and Rotten Compromises .   The Israeli political philosopher Avishai Margalit wrote a book On Compromise and Rotten Compromises to sort out the question implied in the title. [Editor's note: See Margalit's Carnegie Council talk about this book.] Rotten compromise, according to Margalit, is accommodation to radical evil—the kind of evil that is cruel, dehumanizing.

      Avishai Margalit talks about the virtues and limits of political compromise. He spoke at the Carnegie Council in New York City.   Margalit bases On Compromise and Rotten Compromises on two lectures he gave at Stanford University in His style is informal and the book is an invitation to join him as he tells stories, personal and historical, and mines them for insight and illumination. His use of economic analogies brings lofty concepts to earth.5/5.


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Avishai Margalit's On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is in this respect exemplary. Margalit wants to clarify issues in political morality that have tremendous urgency today, and he seeks to do so partly by reflecting on events in our past.

His book is an uncommon example of philosophical argument informed by acute historical awareness."Cited by: —Amanda Stoker, Book Review Queensland Library "The best political theory (and this includes Hegel) brings together these two goals—the retrospective and the prospective.

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Much of the book is taken up in loose fashion by a discussion of "rotten compromises" that states did in the past - Versailles, Munich, Yalta and more.

Contrary to values, which are meta-historical, compromises are inevitably bastard children of context: as our knowledge of past (or present) context is inevitably imperfect, the discussion ends /5.

Avishai Margalit's On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is in this respect exemplary. Margalit wants to clarify issues in political morality that have tremendous urgency today, and he seeks to do so partly by reflecting on events in our past. His book is an uncommon example of philosophical argument informed by acute historical s: 7.

A compromise for peace is justified. But, as Avishai Margalit warns us in his book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises, we need to avoid rotten political compromises at all costs.

We can easily see that the compromises done by the state have not led to any lasting peace, nor eased the pain caused to Muslims. The book deals with political compromises: what compromises are morally acceptable and what are to be rejected as unacceptable, or "rotten". The argument of the book assigns great value to the spirit of compromise in politics, while warning against rotten ones.

A rotten compromise is taken to be a compromise with a regime that exercises inhuman. Book. On Compromise and Rotten Compromises Details Author(s): Avishai Margalit Publisher: Princeton University Press eISBN: Avishai Margalit talked about his book On Compromise and Rotten Compromises (Princeton University Press; November 1, ).In his book he talks about the virtues and limits of political compromise.

Avishai Margalit's On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is in this respect exemplary. Margalit wants to clarify issues in political morality that have tremendous urgency today, and he seeks to do so partly by reflecting on events in our past.

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Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your Reviews: 7. The short answer is: rotten compromises are not allowed, even for the sake of peace.

other compromises should be dealt with on a retail basis, one by one: they should be judged on their merit. Only rotten compromises should be ruled out on a wholesale basis. Even though the book. On Compromise and Rotten Compromises. by Avishai Margalit (Princeton; $) In a provocative book, Margalit—a professor emeritus of philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the.

Combining philosophy, politics, and history, and written in a vivid and accessible style, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is full of surprising new insights about war, peace, justice, and sectarianism.

Excerpt. Albert einstein is credited with the warning “Beware of rotten compromises.” My book is an effort to explain and support this.

Combining philosophy, politics, and history, and written in a vivid and accessible style, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is full of surprising new insights about war, peace, justice, and sectarianism. Awards and Recognition. "This book will stimulate wide discussion because compromise—when to make them, when to resist them—is a.

In my most recent book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises, I define a “rotten compromise” as an agreement to establish or maintain a regime that engages in systematic cruelty and violation of human rights.

A “rotten compromise” is a compromise we should not make, come what may. Mao’s Cultural Revolution was a paradigm case of. Combining philosophy, politics, and history, and written in a vivid and accessible style, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is full of surprising new insights about war, peace, justice, and by:.

On compromise and rotten compromises. [Avishai Margalit] -- When is political compromise acceptable--and when is it fundamentally rotten, something we should never accept, come what may? Avishai Margalit, Winner of the Ernst-Bloch-Prize Winner of the Philosophical Book Award.Combining philosophy, politics, and history, and written in a vivid and accessible style, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises is full of surprising new insights about war, peace, justice, and sectarianism.

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