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Critical ethics : text, theory, and responsibility

Author: Dominic Rainsford; Tim Woods
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1999.
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In the last few years an increasing number of scholars and teachers in the beleaguered humanities have begun to talk about ethics - a term that had apparently been out of favour for several decades. This tendency reflects a growing anxiety about the value and utility of critical/philosophical debate in the wake of poststructuralism. This book addresses the 'return to ethics' in relation to a wide variety of theories  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Rainsford; Tim Woods
ISBN: 0333718852 9780333718858 0312175337 9780312175337
OCLC Number: 504262202
Notes: "Adapted from papers given at the Literature and Ethics conference at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, in July 1996"--Acknowledgements.
Description: xi, 284 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ethics and Intellectuals / Dominic Rainsford and Tim Woods --
pt. I. The Politics of Ethics. 1. What Price Collaboration? The Case of F.R. Leavis / Michael Bell. 2. Imagining the Centre / Geoffrey Galt Harpham --
pt. II. Ethics and History. 3. Ethics, Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Science / Christopher Norris. 4. Flaws: James, Nussbaum, Miller, Levinas / Robert Eaglestone. 5. The Original Traumatism: Levinas and Psychoanalysis / Simon Critchley. 6. Spectres of History: Ethics and Postmodern Fictions of Temporality / Tim Woods --
pt. III. The Construction of Identity. 7. The Ethics of Biography and Autobiography / Larry Lockridge. 8. The Ethics of Queer Theory / Colleen Lamos.
Responsibility: edited by Dominic Rainsford and Tim Woods.

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Addresses the current "return to ethics" in relation to a variety of theories and texts, covering substantial areas of ethical debate, particularly in relation to queer politics, biography, history,  Read more...

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