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Essays on Ethics and Feminism [electronic resource]

Sabina Lovibond
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780198719625, 0198719620
Summary
"'Essays on Ethics and Feminism' brings together a selection of Sabina Lovibond's shorter writings from 1989 to 2014. ... The book as a whole is concerned with fundamental ethical questions, including, but not restricted to, questions of feminist ethics-- such as the nature of value and the good life; moral requirements and their associated epistemology; character-formation and the ideological critique of the processes by which this is carried out." --Back cover.
Contents
  • Feminism and postmodernism
  • Feminism and pragmatism, a reply to Richard Rorty
  • Feminism and the 'crisis of rationality'
  • Meaning what we say, feminist ethics and the critique of humanism
  • The feminist stake in Greek rationalism
  • 'Gendering' as an ethical concept
  • Ethical upbringing, from connivance to cognition
  • Absolute prohibitions without divine promises
  • Religion and modernity, living in the hypercontext
  • 'In spite of the misery of the world', ethics, contemplation, and the source of value
  • 'Ethical living' in the media and in philosophy
  • Selflessness and other moral baggage
  • Nietzche on distance, beauty, and truth
  • Iris Murdoch and the ambiguity of freedom.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) and index.
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