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Interlude

from PART II - WHAT KIND OF VIRTUE IS MODERATION?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 October 2023

Aurelian Craiutu
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Indiana University
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As I was rereading the last exchanges, I realized that an important idea had been left out of our conversation. It is possible to think of moderation as expressing a genuine and firm commitment to an inclusive vision of a decent society, with its own values, rules, procedures, and institutions. It is this sense of moderation that I seek to outline in the following pages. Yet, before I attempt to describe the political vision and ethos of moderation, it is important to explore what kind of virtue the latter is, so that we can better understand its underlying philosophy and institutional implications that often go unnoticed.

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Why Not Moderation?
Letters to Young Radicals
, pp. 29 - 30
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2023

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  • Interlude
  • Aurelian Craiutu, Indiana University
  • Book: Why Not Moderation?
  • Online publication: 12 October 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108848855.004
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  • Interlude
  • Aurelian Craiutu, Indiana University
  • Book: Why Not Moderation?
  • Online publication: 12 October 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108848855.004
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  • Interlude
  • Aurelian Craiutu, Indiana University
  • Book: Why Not Moderation?
  • Online publication: 12 October 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108848855.004
Available formats
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