Concepts of Person and Christian Ethicsby Stanley Rudman
Pub. Date: 11/27/1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A wide-ranging discussion defining persons in relation to the community, environment and God, first published in 1997. See more details below
A wide-ranging discussion defining persons in relation to the community, environment and God, first published in 1997.
Table of Contents
Part I. 'Person' in Contemporary Ethics: 1. 'Une Cátegorie de l'Esprit Humain: La Notion de Personne'; 2. Meaning and criteria: person/human being; 3. Moral personhood in M. Tooley and P. Singer; 4. Personal identity and responsibility in D. Parfit; 5. Human subject and human worth; 6. Resituating personhood: embodiment and contextuality; Part II. 'Person' in Christian Perspective: 7. The relevance of history and Christology; 8. Divine embodiment and temporality: is God a person?; 9. Divine and human: relationality and personhood; 10. Religion and morality: personhood, revelation and narrative; Part III. Implications for a Christian Ethic: 11. A communicative ethic: Hauerwas and Habermas; 12. A community of ethical difference: including the 'other'; 13. The logic of superabundence: an ethic of forgiving love; 14. The religious ground of human rights; 15. The integrity and transformation of creation; Conclusion; Bibliography; Indices.
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