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By Maurice Hamington

ISBN-10: 0252029283

ISBN-13: 9780252029288

Until now, ethicists have acknowledged little concerning the physique, restricting their reviews on it to feedback made in passing or, at most sensible, devoting a bankruptcy to the topic. Embodied Care is the 1st paintings to argue for the body's centrality to care ethics, doing so by means of studying our corporeality on the phenomenological point. It develops the concept that bodies are vital to our morality, paying specific awareness to the methods we come to deal with one another.


Hamington's argues that human our bodies are "built to care"; for that reason, embodiment needs to be well-known as a primary think about ethical attention. he is taking the reader on a thrilling trip from sleek care ethics to Merleau-Ponty's philosophy of the physique after which to Jane Addams's social activism and philosophy. the information in Embodied Care don't result in another competing idea of morality; quite, they development via concept and case experiences to indicate that no conception of morality could be entire with out a complete attention of the body.


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