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Towards a phenomenological ethics : ethos and the life-world / Werner Marx ; with a foreword by Thomas Nenon.

Marx, Werner. (Author).
Book Book (©1992.)
Description: 153 pages ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1992.
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Gordon College Stack Level 1 BJ 1031 .M316 1992 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0791405745
  • ISBN: 9780791405741
  • ISBN: 0791405753
  • ISBN: 9780791405758
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-143) and index.
Contents: A note on the translation -- Chapter 1: Is a nonmetaphysical ethics possible? -- Chapter 2: Ethos and mortality -- Chapter 3: Ethos and sociality -- Chapter 4: Is there one world? -- Chapter 5: The life-worlds in their plurality and in their ethical relation -- Chapter 6: The richness of our relation to the world and the unifying force of the capacity for com-passion.
Summary: This book investigates the possibility of a contemporary ethics of compassion based upon the experience of human mortality. During an age in which the traditional metaphysical guarantors of order, transcendent sources of meaning, and appeals to human rationality are becoming historical phenomena, it is important to investigate whether an alternative source of measure for human conduct can be discovered through phenomenological analysis.
Citation: Marx, Werner. "Towards a phenomenological ethics : ethos and the life-world." Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1992.

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