- Title Pages
- Part I Mental Health and Moral Virtue
- 1 Moral Sickness
- 2 Moral Health
- 3 Sick Morality
- Part II Responsibility for Health
- 4 Responsibility in Therapy
- 5 Responsibility in Community
- 6 Blaming Victims
- Part III Wrongdoing as Sickness
- 7 Alcoholism
- 8 Pathological Gambling
- 9 Crime and Punishment
- 10 Violence and Evil
- 11 Are Bigots Sick?
- Part IV Healthy Morality and Meaningful Lives
- 12 Depression and Identity
- 13 Self‐Deception and Hope
- 14 Philosophical Counseling
- 15 Healthy Love
- 16 Meaningful Work
- 17 Community Service
- (p.191) Epilogue
- From Morality to Mental Health
Mike W. Martin (Contributor Webpage)
- Oxford University Press
This epilogue presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that America's therapeutic trend in ethics — the tendency to approach moral matters in terms of mental health — was politicized by America's culture wars during the second half of the 20th century. It comments on the political resonance of three themes: healthy morality, responsibility for health, and mental health as moral-laden.
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