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|Ethics, philosophy: ethics is concerned with the evaluation and justification of actions and ultimately a justification of morality. See also good, values, norms, actions, deontology, deontic logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Michel Foucault on Ethics - Dictionary of Arguments
Ethics/Foucault: outside of religious morality, the West has undoubtedly known only two forms of ethics:
Early: Stoicism, epicureism, divided into the order of the world, and by discovering the principles, derived from it a law of wisdom. (Even still in the 18th century).
>Ethics, >Ethics/Epicurus, >Stoicism, >Enleightenment.
Modernity: does not formulate morality, inasmuch as every imperative rests within thought and its movement to grasp the unthought. (Sic). (Kant is the crucial point in the development).
>Ethics/Kant._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Les mots et les choses: Une archéologie des sciences humaines , Paris 1966 - The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences, New York 1970
Die Ordnung der Dinge. Eine Archäologie der Humanwissenschaften Frankfurt/M. 1994
l’Archéologie du savoir, Paris 1969
Archäologie des Wissens Frankfurt/M. 1981
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