ISBN-10:
1848218982
ISBN-13:
9781848218987
Pub. Date:
03/07/2016
Publisher:
Wiley
Ethical Efficiency: Responsibility and Contingency / Edition 1

Ethical Efficiency: Responsibility and Contingency / Edition 1

by Virgil Cristian Lenoir
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ISBN-13: 9781848218987
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/07/2016
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Virgil Cristian Lenoir has a PhD from the University of Paris IV in France and works as a consultant on the metaphysical traditions and meta-ethical questions. He is particularly interested in the ethics of efficiency.

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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface xiii

Introduction xxiii

Chapter 1 The Question of Justice in Logics of Expansion and Reductionist Efficiency 1

1.1 Problematic structure of the question 1

1.2 Its explicit scope 4

1.3 Further clarification 6

1.4 The typical content 10

1.5 Relational structure 21

Chapter 2 The Question of Justice in Stabilization Logics and Limitative Effectiveness 23

2.1 Problematic structure of the question 23

2.2 Its explicit scope 26

2.3 Further clarification 29

2.4 Its typical content 31

2.5 Overarching summary of the first two steps 35

Chapter 3 Reworking of the Effectiveness Concept 39

3.1 Need for such reworking 40

3.2 Development of the principle of this reworking 42

3.3 Corroboration of these overviews 56

3.4 A liberty other than subjective 56

3.5 Efficacy as integration of efficiency and effectiveness 59

Chapter 4 Practices of Efficiency 67

4.1 On a "between" the logics 69

4.2 Spheres and legitimacy (effectiveness and separation) 74

4.3 Neither "invisible hand" nor "cunning of reason" 77

4.4 The contingent partition and its score 80

4.5 Human rights: a continuous policy 87

4.6 Negative or positive freedom 95

4.7 Categories from here and elsewhere 97

Conclusion 109

Bibliography 117

Index 125

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