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Why ethics? : signs of responsibilities

Author: Robert Gibbs
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Series: Princeton paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a combination of intellectual traditions, this volume argues that ethics is primarily concerned with responsibility and is not principally a matter of thinking about the right thing to do  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gibbs
ISBN: 0691026866 9780691026862 0691009635 9780691009636
OCLC Number: 41834992
Description: xvi, 400 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Why Questions? --
pt. I. Attending the Future. Ch. 1. Why Listen? Ch. 2. Why Speak? Ch. 3. Why Write? Ch. 4. Why Read? Ch. 5. Why Comment? --
pt. II. Present Judgments. Ch. 6. Why Reason? Ch. 7. Why Mediate? Ch. 8. Why Judge? Ch. 9. Why Law? --
pt. III. Pragmatism, Pragmatics, and Method. Ch. 10. Why Verify? Ch. 11. Why Thirds? Ch. 12. Why Me? Ch. 13. Why Translate? --
pt. IV. Repenting History. Ch. 14. Why Repent? Ch. 15. Why Confess? Ch. 16. Why Forgive? Ch. 17. Why Remember? Epilogue: Postmodern Jewish Philosophy and Modernity.
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks.
Responsibility: Robert Gibbs.
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[An] excellent, challenging work... In focusing on responsibility, Gibbs clearly seeks to change the parameters of ethical inquiry. Yet what makes his work so successful is that it takes modern Read more...

 
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