Ontos Verlag (2011)

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Ethical Personalism proposes to reflect on the person from at least three levels: ontology, epistemology, and ethics. Articulating the ontological and inalienable value of the human person, i.e., her dignity, from various philosophical and religious angles and traditions, the contributors show not just what it means to be a human person, but also what it takes to live accordingly. Hence, beyond the purely theoretical elaboration on ethical personalism that reposes the crucial debates between relativism and realism on the one hand, and consequentialism and deontology on the other, this volume offers a range of insights useful for addressing concrete and practical matters that we, as humans, are confronted by in our everyday life. Ethical Personalism unequivocally affirms the necessity of placing the person in the centre of our project of society, economic plans, political settings, and environment policies.
Keywords Person  Ethics  Personalism  Ontology  Metaphysics  Realism  Dignity
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ISBN(s) 978-3-86838-127-6   3110328704   978-3-11-032913-1   3868381279   9783868381276
DOI 10.1515/9783110329131
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