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Beautiful souls : saying no, breaking ranks, and heeding the voice of conscience in dark times / Eyal Press.

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  • ISBN: 9780374143428 (alk. paper : hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0374143420 (alk. paper : hbk.)
  • Description: 196 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: Prologue -- Disobeying the law -- Defying the group -- The rules of conscience -- The price of raising one's voice -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: Fifty years after Hannah Arendt examined the dynamics of conformity in her seminal account of the Eichmann trial, "Beautiful Souls" explores the flipside of the banality of evil, mapping out what impels ordinary people to defy the sway of authority and convention.
Subject: Conformity.
Courage.
Conscience.