Sept. 12, 2013
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RICK KYTE RELEASES NEW BOOK IDEAS UNITE, ISSUES DIVIDE; BOOK SIGNINGS TO BE HELD SEPT. 24 AND
CROSSE, Wis. – Rick Kyte, director of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in
Leadership at Viterbo University, will hold two book signings for his latest
book, Ideas Unite, Issues Divide: Essays on the Ethical Life.
The signing events are scheduled for
7–8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Bramble Bookstore in Viroqua and from 5–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 10 at Pearl Street Books in La Crosse.
Unite, Issues Divide is a collection of popular columns entitled “The
Ethical Life” published in the La Crosse
Tribune from October 2009–June 2013.
“The essays published in this volume
are an attempt to explore some basic ideas that may help in navigating a common
course through an increasingly complex and contentious world,” Kyte writes in
the book’s preface. “Even people who are strongly divided by their opinions on
controversial issues may be united in a shared commitment to basic ideas
underlying their opinions.”
In addition to his work with the Ethics
Institute, Kyte teaches philosophy at Viterbo and is a member of the La Crosse Tribune Editorial Board and
the La Crosse County Ethics Board. He earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the
Johns Hopkins University in 1994. Before coming to Viterbo University in 2000,
he taught at Christian Brothers University in Memphis and Calvin College in
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Kyte is also the author of An Ethical Life: A Practical Guide to
Ethical Reasoning, a book written to be accessible to the general reader
interested in learning more about the field of ethics and as an introductory
college textbook. It was published in 2012.
Unite, Issues Divide is available for purchase at the Viterbo University
bookstore, Bramble Bookstore in Viroqua, Pearl Street Books in La Crosse, and amazon.com. Learn more about the book at