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The aim of this book is to reflect on the complex practice of responsibility within the context of a globalised world and contemporary means of action. Levinas' exploration of the ethical serves as point of entry and is shown to be seeking inter-cultural political relevance through engagement in the issues of postcoloniality and humanism. Yet, Levinas fails to realise the ethical implications of the inevitable instrumental mediation between the ethical meaning and political practice. With recourse to Weber, Apel and Ricoeur, Ernst Wolff proposes a theory of strategic co-responsibility for the uncertain global context of practice.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The aim of this book is to reflect on the complex practice of responsibility within the context of a globalised world and contemporary means of action. Levinas' exploration of the ethical serves as point of entry and is shown to be seeking inter-cultural political relevance through engagement in the issues of postcoloniality and humanism. Yet, Levinas fails to realise the ethical implications of the inevitable instrumental mediation between the ethical meaning and political practice. With recourse to Weber, Apel and Ricoeur, Ernst Wolff proposes a theory of strategic co-responsibility for the uncertain global context of practice.
  • Produktdetails
  • Der Mensch im Netz der Kulturen, Humanismus in der Epoche der Globalisierung Vol.11
  • Verlag: Transcript
  • Seitenzahl: 283
  • Erscheinungstermin: Mai 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 228mm x 139mm x 23mm
  • Gewicht: 420g
  • ISBN-13: 9783837616941
  • ISBN-10: 3837616940
  • Artikelnr.: 32592123
Autorenporträt
Ernst Wolff (Prof. Dr.) teaches philosophy at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and is Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at Essen (Germany). His research covers hermeneutics, social and political philosophy and the philosophy of technology.
Rezensionen
Reviewed in: PW-Portal, 11 (2011), Björn Wagner Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 15/5 (2012), Eva Buddeberg Cahiers d'Etudes Lévinassiennes, 12 (2013), Jack Marsh Tijdschrift voor Filosofie,76/1 (2014), Martine Berenpas