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Pragmatist variations on ethical and intercultural life

Lenart Е kof

Pragmatist variations on ethical and intercultural life

by Lenart Е kof

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Pragmatism,
  • Philosophy and civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes.

    StatementLenart Škof
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB832 .S56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186623M
    ISBN 109780739166154, 9780739175248
    LC Control Number2011053462

    How does pragmatic ethics define morality? Pragmatic ethics is to the hard sciences (particularly physics) what moral relativism is to anthropology. It is an attempt to use the methodology of a scientific field to derive a framework for determining moral standards.   Pragmatist Metaphysics proposes a pragmatist re-articulation of the nature, aims and methods of metaphysics. Rather than regarding metaphysics as a 'first philosophy', an inquiry into the world independent of human perspectives, the pragmatist views metaphysics as an inquiry into categorizations of reality laden with human practices. Insofar as our .

      The key arguments are first, that a broader reading of the pragmatist tradition than is usually attempted within the context of ethical theory is necessary; and second, that this broad reading offers resources that enable us to move forward in contemporary debates about truth and principles in moral life.3/5(1). Pragmatist Metaphysics proposes a pragmatist re-articulation of the nature, aims and methods of metaphysics. Rather than regarding metaphysics as a ‘first philosophy', an inquiry into the world independent of human perspectives, the pragmatist views metaphysics as an inquiry into categorizations of reality laden with human practices.

    In ancient Japese warrior culture, Hara-Kiri was viewed as a face-saving act of suicide once a warrior had been disgraced. Today, Hara-Kari is understood as an outdated practice thus the term does not evoke the sense of honor or reverence it once did. Gleaning insights from other ethical theories. Relative without being relativistic. Tolerant without being irresolute. Theory and Practice “Embracing a Pragmatist Ethic. A pragmatic ethic is not based on principles, but it is not unprincipled. Deliberation plays a significant role, albeit a different role than that given it on most accounts.


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Pragmatist variations on ethical and intercultural life by Lenart Е kof Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is a contribution to the fields of pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and social and political ethics. The argument in the book runs along two lines: firstly, four pragmatist philosophers (William James, John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and Roberto Mangabeira Unger) are discussed by putting them into their respective intercultural by: 3.

This is a book about pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and ethics that attempts to bring to the fore the variations on the ethical and intercultural life of pragmatism, based on readings of William James, John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and Roberto Mangabeira Unger.

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Read "Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life" by Lenart Skof available from Rakuten Kobo. The book is a contribution to the fields of pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and social and political ethics. The a Brand: Lexington Books. Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life.

The book is a contribution to the fields of pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and social /5(K). Practice, Judgment, and the Challenge of Moral and Political Disagreement: A Pragmatist Account.

ROBERTO FREGA. Lexington Books • April • Monograph. Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life. LENART SKOF. Lexington Books • March • Monograph National Book Network; NBN International ; Special Sales.

Lenart Škof is Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Institute for Philosophical Studies at the Science and Research Centre Koper (Slovenia). He is author of several books, among them Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life (Lexington Books, ) and Breath of Proximity: Intersubjectivity, Ethics and Peace (Springer, ).

He is also Visiting Professor of Religion at the Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He recently co-edited Breathing with Luce Irigaray () and is an author of several books, among them Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life () and Breath of Proximity: Intersubjectivity, Ethics and Peace ().

He is. Pragmatic ethics theory of ethical principles pales next to ethical pragmatism, a real life pragmatism philosophy that deals with pragmatic principles. Plato would regard ethical pragmatism as the utilitarianism of doers as distinguished from pragmatic ethics which is merely theoretical.

Ethical pragmatism is a blueprint for living. It can be used for the betterment of life. This article deals with some intercultural and phenomenological uses of pragmatist thought.

In the first part, early methods of comparative philosophy are linked to James's radical empiricism. The second part analyses Dewey's social philosophy, interpreted from the intercultural perspective and linked to James's : Lenart Skof. He recently co-edited Breathing with Luce Irigaray () and is an author of several books, among them Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life () and Breath of Proximity: Intersubjectivity, Ethics and Peace ().

He is President of the Slovenian Society for Comparative : Hardcover. These issues are often complex because, well, life is complex. There might be a hundred different solutions when making a decision, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The key is to identify the morally responsible stance on the issue, and then choose from the various morally responsible options.

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To be sure, the editors do criticize the "technology-blindness of ethics" and recommend technology as a subject of sustained ethical consideration in. Pragmatic ethics is a theory of normative philosophical l pragmatists such as John Dewey believe that some societies have progressed morally in much the way they have attained progress in ists can pursue inquiry into the truth of a hypothesis and accept the hypothesis, in the sense that they act as though the hypothesis were true; nonetheless, they.

Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life. Lenart Skof - - Lexington Books. details This is a book about pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and ethics that attempts to bring to the fore the variations on the ethical and intercultural life of pragmatism, based on readings of William James, John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and.

Abstract. In this chapter we attempt to rethink the issue of democratic experimentalism from an ethical point of view and look at its potential for the future by way of drawing on two key thinkers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century: Richard Rorty and Luce : Lenart Škof.

Question: "What is pragmatic ethics?" Answer: Pragmatic ethics is one of the three main schools under the umbrella of ethical relativism.

Ethical relativism teaches that right and wrong, good and bad, are relative to the situation, circumstances, or personal conviction. Cultural relativism is another school of relativism, but it is less an. |t Pragmatism and ethical particularism / |r David Bakhurst -- |g 7. |t Was pragmatism the successor to idealism.

/ |r Terry Pinkard -- |g 8. |t Pragmatism and objective truth /. He is also Visiting Professor of Religion at the Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

He recently co-edited Breathing with Luce Irigaray () and is an author of several books, among them Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life () and Breath of Proximity: Intersubjectivity, Ethics and Peace ().

Pragmatism in ethics. By Tiles, J.E. DOI. /L DOI: /L Two components of the pragmatist outlook shape its ethical philosophy. It rejects certainty as a legitimate intellectual goal; this generates a nondogmatic attitude to moral precepts and principles. It holds, secondly, that thought (even.Start studying ethics ch 6 (pragmatism and pluralism).

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