Danish ethical demands and French common goods: Two moral philosophies

European Journal of Philosophy 18 (1):1-16 (2010)
Abstract: Is Knud Eiler Løgstrup's conception of the ethical demand as deeply incompatible with the central theses of 20th century French Thomistic moral philosophy as it seems to be? Discussion of this question requires attention to both the Lutheran and the phenomenological background of Løgstrup's thought; a consideration of the Danish and French social contexts in which the claims of the two moral philosophies were developed; and an enquiry into how far aspects of each are complementary to rather than in conflict with the other. An historical explanation for the genesis of the kind of normativity without norms defended by both Løgstrup and Levinas is proposed.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0378.2009.00393.x
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K. E. Løgstrup (1971). The Ethical Demand. Philadelphia,Fortress Press.
Aristotle (1894). Ethica Nicomachea. Oxford, Clarendon Press.

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