On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Ethics and Politics

by Charles E. Scott

Published by: Indiana University Press

216 Pages, 6.10 x 9.20 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253210760
  • Published: October 1996


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  • 9780253114426
  • Published: October 1996


". . . remarkable account of the impact of postmodern philosophy on the question of ethics and politics . . . commendable also for its balanced view of Heidegger's relationship to politics and ethics. . . . an excellent account of Heidegger's philosophical understanding of technology . . ." —Choice

This book takes as its point of departure the question of ethics: that values and their pursuit in the West often perpetuate their own worst enemies. At issue are the dangers in the structures and movements of images, values, and ways of knowing that are most intimately a part of our lives.