Agnes Heller An Ethics of Personality

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An Ethics of Personality

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This volume addresses the ultimate question of modern ethics: how is morality possible after the "death of God". It is the closing volume - after "General Ethics" and "Philosophy of Morals" - of Agnes Heller's trilogy "A Theory of Morals". The book opens by exploring Nietszche's ethics of personality as exemplified in his passionate critical engagement with Wagner's Parsifal in a reading of his "A Geneology of Morals". It continues by examining the case for a non-absolutist ethics employing ideas, norms and rules from traditional and modern moral philosophies, particularly those of Kant and Kierkgaard. It concludes by proposing the re-introduction of such traditional concepts as love, beauty and happiness into modern ethics.

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An Ethics of Personality addresses the ultimate question of modern ethics: how is morality possible after the 'death of God'. It is the closing volume - after General Ethics and Philosophy of Morals - of Agnes Heller's trilogy A Theory of Morals.

The book opens by exploring Nietszche's ethics of personality as exemplified in his passionate critical engagement with Wagner's Parsifal in an entirely new reading of his A Geneology of Morals. It continues by examining the case for a non-absolutist ethics employing ideas, norms and rules from traditional and modern moral philosophies, particularly those of Kant and Kierkegaard. It concludes by proposing the reintroduction of such traditional concepts as love, beauty and happiness into modern ethics.

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Agnes Heller - former student of Georg Lucacs and one time dissident in Communist Hungary - is Hannah Arendt Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research.

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