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The ethics of time
a phenomenology and hermeneutics of change
he Ethics of Time utilizes the resources of phenomenology and hermeneutics to explore this under-charted field of philosophical inquiry. Its rigorous analyses of such phenomena as waiting, memory, and the body are carried out phenomenologically, as it engages in a hermeneutical reading of such classical texts as Augustine's Confessions and Sophocles's Oedipus Rex, among others. The Ethics of Time takes seriously phenomenology's claim of a consciousness both constituting time and being constituted by time. This claim has some important implications for the “ethical” self or, rather, for the ways in which such a self informed by time, might come to understand anew the problems of imperfection and ethical goodness. Even though a strictly philosophical endeavour, this book engages knowledgeably and deftly with subjects across literature, theology and the arts and will be of interest to scholars throughout these disciplines.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy
ISBN (paperback): 9781350101814
Manoussakis John Panteleimon (2018) The ethics of time: a phenomenology and hermeneutics of change. London, Bloomsbury Academic.