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Connected Lives: Human Nature and an Ethics of Care

Connected Lives: Human Nature and an Ethics of Care (Hardback)

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Connected Lives examines the account of human nature that is implicit in an ethics of care, a picture of human lives that emphasizes interdependency, embodiment, and social connectedness. The book makes important connections to the picture of human life found in theorists of love such as St. Augustine and Emmanuel Levinas, and shows that when care theory is articulated clearly, it provides resources for thinking through some of the difficult moral issues we face in the contemporary world, issues such as assisted reproduction and the new genetic technologies.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 27/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9780742514966  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ruth E. Groenhout is associate professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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