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The Ethics of Postmodernity

Current Trends in Continental Thought

Gary B. Madison (editor) Marty Fairbarn (editor)

ISBN: 9780810113756

Publication Date: Mar 1998

Format: Hardback

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In The Ethics of Postmodernity, Gary B. Madison and Marty Fairbairn have collected instructive and illuminating essays that address the dilemmas left in the wake of the postmodern attack on foundationalism. This collection is a powerful statement on the many directions a postmetaphysical ethics might take.
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In The Ethics of Postmodernity, Gary B. Madison and Marty Fairbairn have collected instructive and illuminating essays that address the dilemmas left in the wake of the postmodern attack on foundationalism. This collection is a powerful statement on the many directions a postmetaphysical ethics might take.

Contributors include Barry Allen, Caroline Bayard, Robert Bernasconi, Thomas W. Busch, M.C. Dillon, Marty Fairbairn, Paul Fairfield, Morny Joy, Richard Kearney, Gary B. Madison, Joseph Margolis, Tom Rockmore, Charles E. Scott, Evan Simpson, and Mark Williams.
Language English
Pages 266
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 31 Mar 1998
Publisher Northwestern University Press
Series Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Subject/s Phenomenology & Existentialism   Ethics & moral philosophy  
Introduction
Gary B. Madison and Marty Fairbairn

1. The Crisis of the Image: Levinas's Ethical Response
Richard Kearney

2. The Truth that Accuses: Coinscience, Shame, and Guilt in Levinas and Augustine
Robert Bernasconi

3. Moral Optimism
Joseph Margolis

4. More Hegelian Doubts about Discourse Ethics
Tom Rockmore

5. Lyotard's Ethical Challenges: Meditations for the End of a Century
Caroline Bayard

6. Disabling Knowledge
Barry Allen

7. Natural Law and Sexual Morality
M.C. Dillon

8. Reconstructing Rorty's Ethics: Styles, Languages, and Vocabularies of Moral Deliberation
Evan Simpson and Mark Williams

9. Hermeneutical Ethical Theory
Paul Fairfield

10. Phenomenology and Communicative Ethics: Husserl, Sartre, and Merleau-Ponty
Thomas W. Busch

11. The Ethics and Politics of the Flesh
Gary B. Madison

12. Metaphor and Metamorphosis: Luce Irigaray and an Erotics of Ethics and Hermeneutics
Morny Joy

13. The Sense of Transcendence and the Question of Ethics
Charles E. Scott

Notes

Gary Madison is an emeritus professor of philosophy at McMaster University, and the editor of Working Through Derrida, published by Northwestern University Press in 1993.

Marty Fairbairn writes film criticism for the journal film-philosophy and is the author of Cinema as Secular Temple: A Hermeneutic Phenomenology of the Film Experience.


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