Embodied Care: Jane Addams, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Feminist Ethics

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Until now, ethicists have said little about the body, limiting their comments on it to remarks made in passing or, at best, devoting a chapter to the subject. Embodied Care is the first work to argue for the body's centrality to care ethics, doing so by analyzing our corporeality at the phenomenological level. It develops the idea that our bodies are central to our morality, paying particular attention to the ways we come to care for one another. Hamington's argues that human bodies are built to care; as a result, ...

Embodied Care: Jane Addams, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Feminist Ethics 2004, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252029288

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