A Preface to Morals by Walter Lippmann

This book is a philosophical exploration of morality in a post-religious, modern world. The author argues that with the decline of religion, society has lost its moral compass. He suggests that instead of turning to religious dogma, individuals should seek morality through personal introspection and reason. The author also proposes that ethics should be based on the principles of tolerance, understanding, and respect for others. He advocates for a new moral code that is grounded in humanistic values and the pursuit of truth.

The 3218th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 109

Since this book was first published in 1929, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 109.0.

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