Kierkegaard, Metaphysics and Political Theory: Unfinished Selves

Kierkegaard, Metaphysics and Political Theory: Unfinished Selves

by Alison Assiter

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ISBN-13: 9781441199690
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/29/2011
Series: Continuum Studies in Philosophy , #35
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Alison Assiter is Professor of Feminist Theory at the University of the West of England, UK. Her previous publications include The Limitations of Althusserianism, Pluto Press, 1990 Enlightened Women, Routledge, 1996 and Revisiting Universalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Metaphysical Assumptions of the Classical Liberal 2. Human Rights and Fundamentalism. 3. Some Limitations of the Discourse of Human Rights. 4. Autonomy and "Evil'. 5. The Beginnings of an Alternative Metaphysic and Ethics6. Natural Needs 7. Metaphysics and Morality8. Love for Family, Friends and Close AssociatesConclusion
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