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Dialogical Ethics

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Title: Dialogical Ethics
Authors: Simard, Timothy Roger
Keywords: moral reconstruction
philosophy
concept of genuineness
Issue Date: Dec 2013
Publisher: [Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [December 2013]
Abstract: In this dissertation it is argued that moral reconstruction-i.e. the improvement of one's self and one's communities-can be fruitfully interpreted as a kind of dialogue in which there is a mutual adjustment of attitudes in expectation of how behaviors will impact the fulfillment of the needs and interests of all who are involved. This argument draws inspiration and support from a 20th century trend in philosophy that interpreted social development through the lens of significant engagements. Exemplars of this trend are explored against the backdrop of the ideological confliict between individualism and collectivism. A concept of genuineness, the conditions required for dialogue to be morally reconstructive, are developed. This dialogical ethics is then contrasted with other contemporary approaches to ethics.
Description: Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2013.
Includes bibliographical references.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/100751
Appears in Collections:Ph.D. - Philosophy



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