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Imagination and ethical ideals

prospects for a unified philosophical and psychological understanding

by Nathan L. Tierney

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Imagination (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-175) and indexes.

    StatementNathan L. Tierney.
    SeriesSUNY series in ethical theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .T54 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1426090M
    ISBN 100791420477, 0791420485
    LC Control Number93037146

    Paul Binski’s fascinating new book offers a radical new perspective on English art, architecture, social formation, and religious imagination during this pivotal period. Binski reveals that the Church, although authoritarian and undergoing reform, was able to come to terms with new developments in society and technology as well as with the Cited by:   Over the next four chapters, Kneller explores the role of imagination in Kant's thought, beginning with a discussion of the place of the Critique of Judgment within the broader discussion of the idea of freedom in eighteenth-century political philosophy, ethics, and aesthetics. Kant, she notes, was unique among Enlightenment aesthetic theorists.

    The Brontës and the Idea of the Human presents a significant re-evaluation of how Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë each responded to scientific, legal, political, theological, literary, and cultural concerns in ways that redraw the boundaries of the human for the nineteenth century. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Using path-breaking discoveries of cognitive science, Mark Johnson argues that humans are fundamentally imaginative moral animals, challenging the view that morality is simply a system of universal laws dictated by reason. According to the Western moral tradition, we make ethical decisions by applying universal laws to concrete situations. But Johnson shows how research in cognitive . Drucilla Cornell (born 16 June ), is an American philosopher and feminist theorist, whose work has been influential in political and legal philosophy, ethics, deconstruction, critical theory, and feminism. Cornell is an emerita Professor of Political Science, Comparative Literature and Women's & Gender Studies at Rutgers University the State University of New Jersey; Professor Alma mater: University of California Los Angeles School .


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Imagination and Ethical Ideals is an interdisciplinary work which investigates some of the links between moral philosophy and moral psychology, with implications for both personal ethics Author: Nathan L. Tierney. Imagination and Ethical Ideals: Prospects for a Unified Philosophical and Psychological Understanding (SUNY Series in Ethical Theory) by Nathan L.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Chapter 1: Contemporary dilemmas in the project of ethical understanding --The failure of the ethics of principle --The mark of the ethical --Imagination's fate --Chapter 2: Hume and Smith: Imagination in the extension of sympathy --Chapter 3: Kant --Kant's.

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[Nathan L Tierney]. The Ethical Imagination explores how these questions have been Imagination and ethical ideals book in different ways across culture and history, and Fitzpatrick examines the impact of our modern, digital world on ethics and imagination.

In this original examination of the ethical status of our imagination, this book illustrates how our greatest innovations, works of art 5/5(1). Power of Ideals, published by Oxford University Press, is written in opposition to the new science of morality that debases ethical behavior and fails to account for the extraordinary moral courage of the exemplars described in these two by: The Ethical Imagination makes a lot of interesting points.

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In The Ethical Imagination, Margaret Somerville, who holds positions in the faculties of Law and Medicine at McGill University, speaks in a public voice as opposed to an academic is the case not only because the lectures published here were originally broadcast on CBC Radio as part of the Massey Lectures series, but also because Somerville is interested in a shared ethics, a sort.

Moral imagination. Moral imagination, in ethics, the presumed mental capacity to create or use ideas, images, and metaphors not derived from moral principles or immediate observation to discern moral truths or to develop moral responses.

Some defenders of the idea also argue that ethical concepts, because they are embedded in history, narrative, and circumstance, are best apprehended through. understandings that help in thinking through ethical issues.

This workbook can be used alone to stimulate the moral imagination and provoke interesting discussions. It can also be used in conjunction with a more theoretical book, Ethics in the First Person: A Guide to Teaching and Learning Practical Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, ) that I Size: 1MB.

The Ethical Imagination explores how these questions have been asked in different ways across culture and history, and Fitzpatrick examines the impact of our modern, digital world on ethics and imagination. In this original examination of the ethical status of our imagination, this book illustrates how our greatest innovations, works of art.

In addition to writing several books, numerous book chapters, and more than 80 peer reviewed articles, Dr. Knapp has given more than professional presentations, mostly on ethical issues. Through his work with the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Dr. Knapp has provided thousands of consultations on ethics to : Hardcover.

Moral imagination, according to philosopher Mark Johnson, means envisioning the full range of possibilities in a particular situation in order to solve an ethical challenge. Johnson emphasizes that acting morally often requires more than just strength of character.

For example, moral action requires empathy and the awareness to discern what is morally relevant in a [ ]. In this book the broad, interdisciplinary theory of Triune Ethics Meta-theory is explored to demonstrate how it explains the different patterns of morality seen in the world today.

It describes how human morality develops dynamically from experience in early life and it proposes that the methods in which humans are raised bring about tendencies Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

John Dewey and Moral Imagination: Pragmatism in Ethics. Book September rule s an d ideals. Pragmatis : Steven Fesmire. The issues may change with the passing of the years, but the categories of concern change very little: sexuality and the sexes; medical decision-making; justice for the poor, the powerless, the underclass; reproductive decision-making; moral decision-making in business; and personal moral choices.

Stevens attempts to present alternative positions on hotly debated new moral issues from a. 9/12/ I enjoyed this book and learned a lot from it.

Fesmire reads Dewey together with Martha Nussbaum on Aristotelian practical wisdom and emotion in ethics, and Lakoff on Johnson on embodied metaphor in cognitive semantics, to set forward an account of moral deliberation in which moral imagination plays a central role/5.

imagination which takes place outside the home. As Caldecott states so beautifully, this awakening, when it takes place inside of a community (the Catholic school), helps to create a place of “shared values and ideals, a moral environment where the individual person is valued, supported, and cherished.”.

Canons and consequences: reflections on the ethical force of imaginative ideals Charles Altieri Snippet view - All Book Search results » About the author () Charles Altieri is Stageberg Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

His previous publications include "The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics. This collection of essays is very much a sequel to Professor Chappell's book, Ethics and Experience, which mounted a sustained and powerful critique of ‘systematic moral theory’—any approach to thinking about what to do in particular cases which derives its conclusions from the most general possible principles about what to do in any case whatever, and which aspires to give Author: Stephen Mulhall.

THE ETHICAL IMAGINATION: A HERMENEUTICAL STUDY By Jeb G. Jungwirth May Dissertation supervised by Professor Russell Walsh, Ph.D. This research examines and describes the ways psychotherapists address ethical dilemmas through a hermeneutic analysis of how they responded to a portrayal of a therapy session represented in a television : Jeb Gordon Jungwirth.The Sociological Imagination was written by C.

Wright Mills inand he died in only three years later. He was a sociologist at Columbia University, and the goal of this book was to analyze the discipline of sociology with suggestions for improvement/5.Moral Imagination is an eloquent, demanding, and fiercely polemical work likely to appeal most to independent-minded readers and scholars alike."—Lee Polevoi, Foreword Reviews "Bromwich as a stylist belongs to the older, better class [Moral Imagination] is clearly a product of bracing self-reflection."—Helen Andrews, Books.