The Ethical

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Edith Wyschogrod, Gerald McKenny, Walter Professor of Theology Gerald McKenny
Wiley, Feb 14, 2003 - Philosophy - 228 pages
The Ethical is a collection of readings on ethics and the nature of morality by some of the most important contemporary philosophers in the continental tradition.

  • Presents penetrating discussions of the ethical as it is treated in Continental philosophy.
  • Provides the foundation for further study of the continental treatment of ethical issues.
  • Includes newly commissioned essays by prominent philosophers.
  • Offers comparison between Continental and Anglo-American ethics.

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About the author (2003)

Edith Wyschogrod is J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University. She is author of several books including An Ethics of Remembering: History, Heterology and the Nameless Others (1998), Saints and Postmodernism: Revisioning Moral Philosophy (1990), and Emmanuel Levinas: The Problem of Ethical Metaphysics (1974).

Gerald P. McKenny is Associate Professor of Ethics in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of To Relieve the Human Condition: Bioethics, Technology and the Body (1997).

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