Aristotle's Moral Realism Reconsidered: Phenomenological Ethics - Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory (Paperback)Pavlos Kontos (author)
Paperback 210 Pages / Published: 15/03/2013
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This book elaborates a moral realism of phenomenological inspiration by introducing the idea that moral experience, primordially, constitutes a perceptual grasp of actions and of their solid traces in the world. The main thesis is that, before any reference to values or to criteria about good and evil-that is, before any reference to specific ethical outlooks-one should explain the very materiality of what necessarily constitutes the 'moral world'. These claims are substantiated by means of a text- centered interpretation of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in dialogue with contemporary moral realism. The book concludes with a critique of Heidegger's, Gadamer's and Arendt's approaches to Aristotle's ethics.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 210
Weight: 317 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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