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Power and morality

Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin

Power and morality

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by Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin

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Published by Porter Sargent in Bosto, [Mass.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Pitirim A. Sorokin [and]Walter A. Lunden.
ContributionsLunden, Walter A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13788019M

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Nietzsche was gravely concerned with ensuring the world would remain fertile for the growth of true human excellence.

Thus he wrote for the higher man alone; urging him to overcome the temptations of herd morality and instead to proceed on his own heroic life-path, and in doing so provide inspiration for future generations of potential higher men.

Morality Play by Barry Unsworth tells the story of a troupe of actors in 14th century England who become involved in the murder of a young boy.

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It seems clear that unbridled power in too few hands is a recipe for disaster, particularly when the people in power are more motivated by self-interest than the collective good.

Several decades ago, David C. McClelland and David H. Burnham studied the need for power in organizations and concluded that, “The top manager of a company must. Master–slave morality (German: Herren- und Sklavenmoral) is a central theme of Friedrich Nietzsche's works, particularly in the first essay of his book, On the Genealogy of che argued that there were two fundamental types of morality: "master morality" and "slave morality".Master morality values pride and power, while slave morality values kindness, empathy, and sympathy.

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Arguably an appeal to morality is always necessary if human action is not to be brutalised, however, and this is where morality and power merge together, it must also be recognised that conflicts cannot be resolved merely by appeal to morality alone, some instrument of power is required (Smith ).

Throughout his career, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche explored the concept of the will to power, interpreting it variously as a psychological, biological, and metaphysical principle. This posthumously produced volume, drawn from his unpublished notebooks, collects the nineteenth-century /5(13).

Alfred Adler borrowed heavily from Nietzsche's work to develop his second Viennese school of psychotherapy called individual psychology. Adler () wrote in his important book Über den nervösen Charakter (The Neurotic Constitution).

Nietzsche's "Will to power" and "Will to seem" embrace many of our views, which again resemble in some respects the views of Féré and the older writers. Search this site.

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For example, his discussion of morality seems to conclude that states should be following whatever the system's consensus morality is at any given point in by: 2.

Power and Morality () Note. This text, by one of the major figures of sociological analysis, confirms what many suspect, that the ruling élite presents a lower level of morality compared to the ruled population.

body of empirical evidence from which the generalizations are derived is given in the references found in this book.

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The creative use of power: X. Negotiation: the. Morality and power are often taken to be opposites, with morality grounded in altruism and a commitment to the common good, and power located in self-interest. Our contention is that moral power, seemingly an oxymoron, is actually a widely present and important factor in social and political life.

Morality – an introduction powerpoint 1. MORALITY – AN INTRODUCTION 2. • Morality has to do with the way we live our lives. • Morality helps us to judge the difference between right and wrong.

• Once we know the difference between the two, we can do what is right and avoid what is wrong. 3. • We are human beings.Thucydides on Morality of Power. Love of power operating through greed and personal ambition is the cause.

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Economists’ standard assumption of individual rationality ignores the social context, values and power structures that shape actual economic decisions, behaviour and outcomes.