Moral Philosophy and the Modern World

Moral Philosophy and the Modern World

by Donald Phillip Verene

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620326893
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Donald Phillip Verene is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy and director of the Institute for Vico Studies at Emory University. His previous books include Knowledge of Things Human and Divine (2003), Hegel's Absolute (2007), Speculative Philosophy (2009), and The Origins of the Philosophy of Symbolic Forms (2011). He has been Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and is Fellow of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: Moral Memory 1

Part 1 The Practice of Prudence 13

1 The Moral in the Theater of the World 15

Part 2 The Labor of the Negative 57

2 Terrorism: The Ideology of Identity 61

3 Psycho-Sociopathy: The Counterfeit of Conscience 77

4 The Technological Person: The Dominance of Desire 97

Bibliography 139

Index 145

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