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Autonomy After AuschwitzAdorno, German Idealism, and Modernity

Autonomy After Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity

Martin Shuster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226155487
eISBN:
9780226155517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Kant’s notion of autonomy remains influential and important, not only for his immediate successors, but also well beyond them. This notion, however, is exposed to a powerful critique in Horkheimer ... More

Deconstructing DignityA Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Scott Cutler Shershow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The question of a “right to die” — or what is sometimes called euthanasia or assisted-suicide — remains today the subject of vexed legal, political, ethical and philosophic debates. The Sacred ... More

In Search of Goodness

In Search of Goodness

Ruth W. Grant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does a good life look like? How do people become good? Are there multiple, competing possibilities for what counts as a good life, all equally worthy? Or, is there a unified and transcendent ... More

Living Up to Death

Living Up to Death

Paul Ricoeur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226713496
eISBN:
9780226713502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When French philosopher Paul Ricoeur died in 2005, he bequeathed to the world a highly regarded, widely influential body of work which established him as one of the greatest thinkers of our time. He ... More

The Practices of the Self

The Practices of the Self

Charles Larmore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226468877
eISBN:
9780226468549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the nature of the fundamental relation we have to ourselves that makes each of us a self? To answer this question, this book develops a systematic theory of the self, challenging the ... More

Sartre, Foucault, and Historical ReasonA Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason: A Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Thomas R. Flynn

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226254708
eISBN:
9780226254722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254722.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sartre and Foucault were two of the most prominent and at times mutually antagonistic philosophical figures of the twentieth century. And nowhere are the antithetical natures of their existentialist ... More

Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and TortureA Philosophical Analysis

Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture: A Philosophical Analysis

Fritz Allhoff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226014838
eISBN:
9780226014821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226014821.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The general consensus among philosophers is that the use of torture is never justified. This book demonstrates the weakness of the case against torture. While allowing that torture constitutes a ... More

Torture and DignityAn Essay on Moral Injury

Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

J. M. Bernstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human beings are intrinsically vulnerable, injurable, and dependent creatures. For this reason, the primary source for the meaning of morals is the experience of moral injury. Through investigating ... More

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