Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics / Edition 1

Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics / Edition 1

by Seyla Benhabib, Benhabib Seyla
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415905478

ISBN-13: 9780415905473

Pub. Date: 07/10/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Situating the Self is a decisive intervention into debates concerning modernity, postmodernity, ehtics, and the self. It will be of interest to all concerned with critical theory or contemporary ethics.  See more details below

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Situating the Self is a decisive intervention into debates concerning modernity, postmodernity, ehtics, and the self. It will be of interest to all concerned with critical theory or contemporary ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415905473
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/10/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Communicative Ethics and the Claims of Gender, Community and Postmodernism1
Pt. IModernity, Morality and Ethical Life
1In the Shadow of Aristotle and Hegel: Communicative Ethics and Current Controversies in Practical Philosophy23
2Autonomy, Modernity and Community: Communitarianism and Critical Social Theory in Dialogue68
3Models of Public Space: Hannah Arendt, the Liberal Tradition and Jurgen Habermas89
4Judgment and the Moral Foundations of Politics in Hannah Arendt's Thought121
Pt. IIAutonomy, Feminism and Postmodernism
5The Generalized and the Concrete Other: The Kohlberg-Gilligan Controversy and Moral Theory148
6The Debate over Women and Moral Theory Revisited178
7Feminism and the Question of Postmodernism203
8On Hegel, Women and Irony242
Index260

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