Good Faith and Other Essays: Perspective on a Sartrean Ethics

Good Faith and Other Essays: Perspective on a Sartrean Ethics

by Joseph Catalano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847680886

ISBN-13: 9780847680887

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Noted scholar Joseph S. Catalano here brings together his new work on Sartre's ethics with five of his classic essays on Sartre's moral thought. In an extended opening essay, Catalano uses Sartre's notion of mediation as a means to integrate the entire range of the French philosopher's moral insights. In the second half of the book, Catalano attempts to delineate a

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Noted scholar Joseph S. Catalano here brings together his new work on Sartre's ethics with five of his classic essays on Sartre's moral thought. In an extended opening essay, Catalano uses Sartre's notion of mediation as a means to integrate the entire range of the French philosopher's moral insights. In the second half of the book, Catalano attempts to delineate a viable notion of good faith, and to distinguish between good and bad faith on the one hand and authenticity and inauthenticity on the other hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847680887
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1Mediations: A Sketch of a Sartrean Ethics
Introductory Remarks3
Reading the Sartrean Canon6
Mediations: An Introduction10
The Look18
Reconstructing the Look26
The "Third" and the Dimension of History34
The Group-in-Fusion and the Apocalyptic Moment44
Integral Humanity and Fraternity: Inventing Needs and Values52
Conclusion: Forging a Moral Perspective65
Pt. 2In Search of Good Faith
1. On the Possibility of Good Faith77
2. Good and Bad Faith: Weak and Strong Notions99
3. Sartre: On Action and Value113
4. Successfully Lying to Oneself: A Sartrean Perspective127
5. Authenticity: A Sartrean Perspective151
Index177
About the Author181

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