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Hans Jonas’s Ethic of Responsibility : From Ontology to Ecology.

By: Series: SUNY Series in Environmental Philosophy and EthicsPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781438448824
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hans Jonas’s Ethic of Responsibility : From Ontology to EcologyDDC classification:
  • 170.92
LOC classification:
  • B3279.J664 -- M67 2013eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Hans Jonas's Ethic of Responsibility: From Ontology to Ecology -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Hans Jonas -- Martin Heidegger -- Introduction -- Part One: Origins -- Chapter 1: The Philosophical Genesis of the Ecological Crisis -- 1. Crisis -- 2. "The Altered Nature of Human Action" -- 3. Materialism and the Problem of Dualism -- 4. Nihilism and Existentialism -- Part Two: Groundwork -- Chapter 2: A Philosophy of the Organism -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Mind and Matter -- 3. Philosophical Implications of Darwinism -- I. The Theory of Evolution -- II. Being as Becoming -- 3. Rethinking Subjectivity -- I. Metabolism -- II. Freedom -- III. Inwardness -- IV. Evolution and Agency -- 4. The Desire for Life and the Process of Existence -- 5. The Hierarchy of Complexity and the Evolution of Consciousness and Freedom -- I. The Animal Soul -- II. Sight and Image -- III. Freedom and Responsibility -- 6. From Biology to Ethics -- Chapter 3: Nature and Value -- 1. Revaluing Nature -- 2. Nature and Value in Contemporary Environmental Philosophy -- 3. Ontology and Ethics: The Is-Ought Debate -- Chapter 4: The Good, the "Idea of Man," and Responsibility -- 1. The Good -- 2. Duty and the Human Good -- 3. Freedom and Responsibility -- 4. Emotion and Imagination in the Ethic of Responsibility -- Part Three: Potentialities -- Chapter 5: Technology, Nature, and Ethics -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Techne and World-Making -- 3. A Mythology of Technology -- 4. Theory and Praxis -- I. Climate Change and Loss of Species Biodiversity -- II. Jonas's Bioethics -- 5. Human Self-Understanding -- Conclusion: The Ethic of Responsibility and the Problem of the Future -- Notes -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Books by Hans Jonas -- Essays by Hans Jonas -- Works by Other Authors.
Index.
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Intro -- Hans Jonas's Ethic of Responsibility: From Ontology to Ecology -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Hans Jonas -- Martin Heidegger -- Introduction -- Part One: Origins -- Chapter 1: The Philosophical Genesis of the Ecological Crisis -- 1. Crisis -- 2. "The Altered Nature of Human Action" -- 3. Materialism and the Problem of Dualism -- 4. Nihilism and Existentialism -- Part Two: Groundwork -- Chapter 2: A Philosophy of the Organism -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Mind and Matter -- 3. Philosophical Implications of Darwinism -- I. The Theory of Evolution -- II. Being as Becoming -- 3. Rethinking Subjectivity -- I. Metabolism -- II. Freedom -- III. Inwardness -- IV. Evolution and Agency -- 4. The Desire for Life and the Process of Existence -- 5. The Hierarchy of Complexity and the Evolution of Consciousness and Freedom -- I. The Animal Soul -- II. Sight and Image -- III. Freedom and Responsibility -- 6. From Biology to Ethics -- Chapter 3: Nature and Value -- 1. Revaluing Nature -- 2. Nature and Value in Contemporary Environmental Philosophy -- 3. Ontology and Ethics: The Is-Ought Debate -- Chapter 4: The Good, the "Idea of Man," and Responsibility -- 1. The Good -- 2. Duty and the Human Good -- 3. Freedom and Responsibility -- 4. Emotion and Imagination in the Ethic of Responsibility -- Part Three: Potentialities -- Chapter 5: Technology, Nature, and Ethics -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Techne and World-Making -- 3. A Mythology of Technology -- 4. Theory and Praxis -- I. Climate Change and Loss of Species Biodiversity -- II. Jonas's Bioethics -- 5. Human Self-Understanding -- Conclusion: The Ethic of Responsibility and the Problem of the Future -- Notes -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Books by Hans Jonas -- Essays by Hans Jonas -- Works by Other Authors.

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