The Heart Of What Matters / Edition 1

The Heart Of What Matters / Edition 1

by Anthony Cunningham
     
 


"This is a wonderful book--beautifully written, deeply moving, and philosophically well argued. I loved it."—Nel Noddings, author of Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education

"This book gives us something all too rare in contemporary philosophical writing: a passionate, careful, deeply sympathetic and sustained analysis of

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"This is a wonderful book--beautifully written, deeply moving, and philosophically well argued. I loved it."—Nel Noddings, author of Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education

"This book gives us something all too rare in contemporary philosophical writing: a passionate, careful, deeply sympathetic and sustained analysis of some important literary narratives in aid of a clearly defined philosophical project. Whether one agrees with Cunningham's conclusions or not, his treatment of the texts is inspiring and illuminating."—Lawrence C. Becker, author of A New Stoicism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520226623
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/04/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
Introduction
PART ONE
1. The Aim of Ethics
2. The Aim of Ethical Theory
3. Reading for Life
PART TWO
4. Passion and Moral Blindness in The Remains of the Day
5. A Vulnerable Life: Finding Forgiveness in Beloved
6. Licking out the Pots in Sorrow's Kitchen: Zora Neale Hurston on Love
Notes
Index

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