The Soul of Justice: Social Bonds and Racial Hubris

The Soul of Justice: Social Bonds and Racial Hubris

by Cynthia Willett
     
 

Cynthia Willett brings together diverse insights from social psychology, classical and contemporary literature, and legal and justice theory to redefine the basis of the moral and legal person.Feminists, communitarians, and postmodern thinkers have...See more details below

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Cynthia Willett brings together diverse insights from social psychology, classical and contemporary literature, and legal and justice theory to redefine the basis of the moral and legal person.Feminists, communitarians, and postmodern thinkers have...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801487156
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
08/23/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue: Eros and Hubris: Social Justice in Old and New World Settings1
Pt. IA Marriage of Autonomy and Care
1The Ethics of Care and Its Limits31
2Hidden Narratives and Discourse Ethics45
3Joining Together Reason and Care65
4The Outsider Within: A Model of the Citizen as Worker and Friend80
Pt. IIA Dialectic of Eros and Freedom
5The Erotic Soul of Existential Marxism: Marcuse101
6This Poem That Is My Body: Irigaray123
Pt. IIIA Discourse of Love, A Practice of Freedom
7The Mother Wit of Justice: Eros and Hubris in the African-American Context157
8The Genealogy of Freedom in Slave America: Frederick Douglass188
9Narratives of Hubris, Songs of Love: Toni Morrison's Beloved203
Down Here in Paradise: A Coda227
Index237

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