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The genesis of values

The genesis of values

Author: Hans Joas
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press : Polity Press, ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of the most important issues in public and academic debate is the concept of value and the difficulty in defining it. In this new book, the leading social theorist Hans Joas explores the nature  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Joas
ISBN: 0226400409 9780226400402 0745621538 9780745621531 0745621546 9780745621548
OCLC Number: 1265074436
Description: XIII, 250 p. 24 cm
Contents: Preface. Formulating the Question. The Genesis of Values as Genealogy of Morality? (Friedrich Nietzsche). The Varieties of Religious Experience (William James). Collective Ecstacy (Emile Durkhein). The Immanence of Transcendence (Georg Simmel). The Value--Feeling and its Object (Max Scheler). Shattering Intersubjectivity (John Dewey). Identity and the Good (Charles Taylor). The Concept of Self and its Postmodern Challenge. Values and Norms: the Good and the Right. Notes. Bibliography
Responsibility: Hans Joas ; translated by Gregory Moore.


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