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Lincoln's ethics /

Carson, Thomas L.,
Item ID:
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
9781107030145; 1107030145; 9781107685819; 1107685818
Call Number:
E457.2.C34 2015
Physical Description:
xxvii, 427 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Philosophy.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-420) and index.; Introduction -- Part I. Lincoln the politician and commander in chief -- Lincoln's evolving policies regarding slavery: compromise and utilitarianism -- Habeas corpus, colonization, and the status and rights of free African-Americans -- Did the union have just cause for fighting the American Civil War? -- Jus in bello: did the union fight the war justly? -- Moral luck and Lincoln's good moral luck -- Part II. Lincoln's moral character -- Lincoln's virtues -- Other salient features of Lincoln's character and personality -- Lincoln's marriage and family life, and what they reveal about his character -- Was Lincoln a racist? -- Conclusion.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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By appointment only
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