Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Honoring the Work of by Yuval Levin,Thomas W. Merrill,Adam Schulman

By Yuval Levin,Thomas W. Merrill,Adam Schulman

Leon R. Kass has been assisting american citizens larger comprehend the human for over 4 decades_as a instructor, author, pupil, public champion of the arts, and defender of human dignity. From bioethics to civic schooling, from analyzing the Bible to weighing the ethical implications of recent technology, Kass has provided knowledge, assistance, and guideline. during this quantity, fifteen of Kass's admirers, together with scholars, colleagues, and pals, honor his paintings by means of reflecting at the wide diversity of matters to which he has dedicated his life's paintings. a few of the essays supply interpretations of significant works of literature and philosophy from Homer, Sophocles, and Plato to Rousseau, Franklin, Jane Austen, Hawthorne, and Henry James. Others research the importance of Leon Kass's paintings as a bioethicist and Chairman of the President's Council on Bioethics and as an interpreter of the booklet of Genesis. The essays amassed in Apples of Gold in photos of Silver supply a feeling of the breadth of Kass's pursuits and insights and of the effect he has had on generations of students. The reader is extra familiar with the occupation of Leon R. Kass by way of a biographical advent and a entire directory of his released writings and the classes he has taught.

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