Ethical Personalism

Ethical Personalism

by Cheikh Mbacke Gueye (Editor)


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Ethical Personalism by Cheikh Mbacke Gueye

Ethical Personalism proposes to reflect on the person from at least three levels: ontology, epistemology, and ethics. Articulating from various philosophical and religious angles and traditions the ontological and inalienable value of the human person, i.e., her dignity, the contributors to this volume show not just what it means to be a human person, but also what it takes to live accordingly. Hence, beyond the purely theoretical elaboration on ethical personalism that reposes the crucial debates between relativism and realism on the one hand, and consequentialism and deontology on the other hand, this volume offers a range of insights useful for addressing concrete and practical matters that we, as humans, are confronted in our everyday life. With the call “back to the person!” which takes roots from a deep conviction to bring into light the value of the person, Ethical Personalism unequivocally affirms the necessity of (re)placing the person in the centre of our project of society, economic plans, political settings, and environment policies.

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ISBN-13: 9783868381276
Publisher: Ontos Verlag
Publication date: 08/31/2012
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Cheikh Mbacke Gueye is an assistant professor at the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein.

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