The Turn to Ethics

The Turn to Ethics

by Marjorie Garber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415922267

ISBN-13: 9780415922265

Pub. Date: 08/11/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What kind of turn is the turn to ethics? A Right turn? A Left turn? A wrong turn? A U-turn? Ethics is back in literary studies, philosophy, and political theory. The philosophers, political theorists, literary critics and physician whose essays are collected here bring the particularities of their disciplines and training to a vital complex of questions.  See more details below

Overview

What kind of turn is the turn to ethics? A Right turn? A Left turn? A wrong turn? A U-turn? Ethics is back in literary studies, philosophy, and political theory. The philosophers, political theorists, literary critics and physician whose essays are collected here bring the particularities of their disciplines and training to a vital complex of questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415922265
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/11/2000
Series:
CultureWork: A Book Series from the Center for Literacy and Cultural Studies at Harvard Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Turn to Ethics
1What We Talk About When We Talk About Ethics1
2Ethical Ambivalence15
3The Ethical Practice of Modernity: The Example of Reading29
4Using People: Kant with Winnicott47
5The Best Intentions: Newborn Technologies and Bioethical Borderlines65
6Which Ethics for Democracy?85
7Recognition without Ethics?95
8Ethics of the Other127
9On Cultural Choice181
10Attitude, Its Rhetoric201
11Cosmopolitan Ethics: The Home and the World221
Contributors231
Index235

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