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Apologia Politica: States and Their Apologies by Proxy.

9780739110942

Apologia politica; states & their apologies by proxy.

Negash, Girma.

Lexington Books

2006

183 pages

$75.00

Hardcover

BF575

In light of the storm of public apologies for past sins by the Vatican and other governments, Negash (political science, U. of South Caroline-Aiken) asks whether states can successfully apologize to begin with, the extent of political constraints on their apologies, and their moral limits. He proposes an ethic of apology based on a blend of political and moral theories that informs a critical and systematic examination of state apologies.

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