Vexed - Morality in an Age of Political Tribalism

Author(s): James Mumford

Modern Thought

In Vexed, James Mumford tackles the polarization of civil society across the democratic West, taking a fresh look at the existential questions and "hot button" issues that are an essential part of the politics of the Left and Right. In examining issues like the "right-to-die" movement and assisted suicide, family values and economic injustice, sexual liberation and consent, gun-control and abortion, the environment and technology, criminal justice and reform, Mumford questions the basic assumptions of our political groups. His challenge is simple: "Why should believing strongly about one topic mean the automatic adoption of so many others?"

With this refreshing and eye-opening book, James Mumford, a public thinker and independent commentator, has written an essential and provocative account that will appeal to anyone of independent thought, and a welcome call for new reflection on the moral issues most relevant to our modern way of life.

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  • : 9781472966346
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Continuum
  • : May 2020
  • : --- length: - '8.5' width: - '5.31' units: - Inches
  • : books

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  • : Hardback
  • : 224