Communicating Moral Concern: An Ethics of Critical Responsiveness

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Modern moral theories have crystallized around the logic of individual choices, abstracted from social and historical context. Yet most action, including moral theorizing, can equally be understood as a response, conscious or otherwise, to the social world out of which it emerges. In this novel account of moral agency, Elise Springer accords central importance to how we intervene in activity around us. To notice and address what others are doing with their moral agency is to exercise what Springer calls critical ...

Communicating Moral Concern: An Ethics of Critical Responsiveness 2013, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780262018944

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