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Rushworth Kidder

Rushworth Moulton Kidder (May 8, 1944 – March 5, 2012) was an author, ethicist, and professor. Kidder founded the Institute for Global Ethics in 1990, and is the author of Moral Courage and How Good People Make Tough Choices: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living. He was born in Amherst, Massachusetts. He worked as a columnist and editor for The Christian Science Monitor. Kidder died in 2012 of natural causes in Naples, Florida at the age of 67. Kidder earned a doctorate from Columbia University in English and comparative literature[1] and wrote the foreword to Compassion Wins, by Godfrey John.[2]

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  1. ^ "Rushworth Kidder dies; ethicist, writer was 67 | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram". Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  2. ^ Godfrey John, Compassion Wins (2001), pp. v-vi. ISBN 0-9707341-0-7

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