- Presents penetrating discussions of the ethical as it is treated in Continental philosophy.
- Provides the foundation for further study of the continental treatment of ethical issues.
- Includes newly commissioned essays by prominent philosophers.
- Offers comparison between Continental and Anglo-American ethics.
Introduction: About the Ethical: Edith Wyschogrod (Rice University) and Gerald P. McKenny (University of Notre Dame).
Part I: Phenomenology and Beyond:.
1. Kantianism and Phenomenology: Steven G. Crowell (Rice University).
2. The Original Otherness of the Ego: A Rereading of Descartes’s; Meditatio II: Jean-Luc Marion (University of Paris).
3. Towards a Postmodern Ethics: Corporeality and Alterity: Edith Wyschogrod (Rice University).
4. Phenomenology: Ethics, Value, and the Subject: Charles E. Scott (Pennsylvania State University).
Part II: Aporias of Justice:.
5. Discourse Ethics: William Rehg (Saint Louis University).
6. Philosophy and Law: Questioning Justice: Robert Gibbs (University of Toronto).
Part III: Analytics of Self-Formation:.
7. Kristeva's Ethics of Crisis: Art and Abjection, Love and Melancholia: Tina Chanter (De Paul University).
8. Toward an Anthropology of Ethics: Foucault and the Pedagogies of Autopoiesis: James D. Faubion (Rice University).
Part IV: (Ethics) Beyond the Ethical?.
9. Against Principles: A Sketch of an Ethics without Ethics: John D. Caputo (Villanova University).
10. The Good, the Bad and the Virtual: Ethics in the Age of Information: Mark Poster (University of Californaia at Irvine).
11. The Immoralist: Alphonso Lingis (Pennsylvania State University).