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Throwing the Moral DiceEthics and the Problem of Contingency

Throwing the Moral Dice: Ethics and the Problem of Contingency

Thomas Claviez and Viola Marchi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298075
eISBN:
9781531500603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298075.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Since Greek tragedy and philosophy, ethics has—more or less successfully—served as a bulwark against contingency; or at least to provide guidance in cases were decisions had to be taken in the face ... More

Radical HospitalityFrom Thought to Action

Radical Hospitality: From Thought to Action

Richard Kearney and Melissa Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823294428
eISBN:
9780823297306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294428.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume addresses a timely and challenging subject for contemporary philosophy: the ethical responsibility of opening borders, psychic and physical, to the stranger. Drawing on key critical ... More

Murderous ConsentOn the Accommodation of Violent Death

Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death

Marc Crépon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283750
eISBN:
9780823286171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book details our implication in violence we do not directly inflict but in which we are structurally complicit: famines, civil wars, political repression in far-away places, and war, as it's ... More

Decreation and the Ethical BindSimone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Decreation and the Ethical Bind: Simone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Yoon Sook Cha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275250
eISBN:
9780823277087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Decreation and the Ethical Bind identifies a decreative ethics, whereby self-dispossession underwrites an ethical obligation to preserve the other from harm. The author shows how obligation emerges ... 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

Technologies of Life and DeathFrom Cloning to Capital Punishment

Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment

Kelly Oliver

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251087
eISBN:
9780823253036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251087.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Debates over cloning and genetic engineering often revolve around the question of sovereignty and who has the right to choose. Debates over capital punishment revolve around questions of the ... 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

Unbecoming SubjectsJudith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Annika Thiem

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moral philosophy and poststructuralism have long been considered two antithetical enterprises. Moral philosophy is invested in securing norms, whereas poststructuralism attempts to ... More

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