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The Anthropological TurnThe Human Orientation of Karl Rahner

The Anthropological Turn: The Human Orientation of Karl Rahner

Anton Losinger

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823220663
eISBN:
9780823235667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823220663.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The form and content of the study of theology in the modern epoch are marked by a vast quantity and variety of the most diverse and, in part, the most divergent points of departure. ... More

Aspects of AlterityLevinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate

Brian Treanor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226849
eISBN:
9780823235100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226849.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

“Every other is truly other, but no other is wholly other”. This is the claim that this book defends. Taking up the question of otherness that so fascinates contemporary continental ... More

Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Erin Cline

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This work examines and compares the role of a sense of justice in the ethical and political thought of Confucius (Kongzi) and John Rawls, and presents an argument concerning why comparative studies ... More

Difficulties of Ethical Life

Difficulties of Ethical Life

Shannon Sullivan and Dennis J. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229734
eISBN:
9780823235186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229734.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book brings the powerful insights of Continental philosophy to bear on some of the most challenging difficulties of ethical life. Currently philosophy is being radically transformed by questions ... More

The Disfigured FaceTraditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

The Disfigured Face: Traditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

Luis Cortest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228539
eISBN:
9780823235681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228539.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The central argument of this book is that the traditional notion of Natural Law has almost disappeared from the ethical and moral discourse of our time. For Thomas ... More

Giving an Account of Oneself

Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean to lead a moral life? This book offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice—one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human ... More

The Intrigue of EthicsA Reading of the Idea of Discourse in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas

The Intrigue of Ethics: A Reading of the Idea of Discourse in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas

Jeffrey Dudiak

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823220922
eISBN:
9780823235759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823220922.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book explains how human beings can live more peacefully with one another by understanding the conditions of possibility for dialogue. Philosophically, this challenge is ... More

Levinas and the Night of BeingA Guide to Totality and Infinity

Levinas and the Night of Being: A Guide to Totality and Infinity

Raoul Moati

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273195
eISBN:
9780823273249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273195.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Can we truly claim that metaphysics is over? That we are living, as the post-phenomenological trend claims, in the epoch of the “end of metaphysics”? Through a close reading of Levinas’s masterpiece, ... More

Nietzsche and the Becoming of Life

Nietzsche and the Becoming of Life

Vanessa Lemm (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262861
eISBN:
9780823266524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262861.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Throughout his writing career Nietzsche advocates the affirmation of earthly life as a way to counteract nihilism and asceticism. This volume takes stock of the complexities and wide-ranging ... More

Scheler's Ethical PersonalismIts Logic, Development, and Promise

Scheler's Ethical Personalism: Its Logic, Development, and Promise

Peter H. Spader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221776
eISBN:
9780823235629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221776.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a study of Max Scheler being one of the earliest phenomenologist and greatest figures in the early years of the 20th century, whose theory of ethical personalism has become a major voice ... More

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