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The ethical imagination

journeys of the human spirit

by Margaret A. Somerville

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Published by House of Anansi Press in Toronto, ON .
Written in English


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StatementMargaret Somerville.
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LC ClassificationsBJ
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20902256M
ISBN 100887847471

  This is THE most powerful book on peacebuilding I have ever read. Lederach uses beautiful language, sometimes close to poetry, to explore what it means to build peace. His basic argument is that peacebuilding is a continuous, simplistic but yet paradoxical, non-linear act of being that is rooted in the creative act of moral imagination/5. George Orwell: the ethical imagination. [Sarjit Singh Bal] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

  Furthermore, Greene argues, imagination cannot be separated out from what is ethical, political and/or social. All of the constructs and conditions under which we live are a result of us imagining them into being. And like imagination, our social values, even our fundamental perceptions of reality, are not static. They are mutable. They can change. Moral Imagination book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Using path-breaking discoveries of cognitive science, Mark Johnson 4/5.

Pursuing deep thinking and moral imagination, social courage and joy, to renew inner life, outer life, and life together. A nonprofit media and public life initiative. Get this from a library! George Orwell: the ethical imagination. [Sant Singh Bal] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sant Singh Bal. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC.


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The Ethical Imagination makes a lot of interesting points. Some that have stuck with me, It's been quite a while since I read this book.

I heard about it and decided to read it after a lecture Dr Somerville gave at my/her university on physician-assisted suicide/5. In his rich exploration of the ethical imagination, Fitzpatrick presents eight guiding principles for understanding the 'ethical gray zone' of the human psyche, shedding vital light on the sometimes harrowing path of individuation." - Carolyn Bates, PhD, Jungian analyst and co-author of Sex in the Therapy Hour: A Case of Professional IncestCited by: 2.

"The purpose of the book is to trace the origin of business decisions which have been bad consequences in order to show that the failure to be imaginative is a major cause of poor decisions W Werhane's goal in this book is worthwhile and her approach is welcome.5/5(2).

In this original examination of the ethical status of our imagination, this book illustrates how our greatest innovations, works of art, and acts of compassion emerge from the human imagination, but so also do our horrific atrocities.

Fitzpatrick compellingly demonstrates that what and how we imagine matters. In The Ethical Imagination: Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology, Sean Fitzpatrick explores how our obligation to the Other The ethical imagination book to our most intimate : Sean Fitzpatrick.

by Margaret Somerville In The Ethical Imagination, Margaret Somerville, who holds positions in the faculties of Law and Medicine at McGill University, speaks in.

“ Film and the Ethical Imagination is a wonderfully rich and intelligent book that is essential reading for anyone with an interest in questions of ethics and cinematic : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Moral imagination, in ethics, the presumed mental capacity to create The ethical imagination book use ideas, images, and metaphors not derived from moral principles or immediate observation to discern moral truths or to develop moral responses.

Some defenders of the idea also argue that ethical concepts, because they are embedded in history, narrative, and circumstance, are best apprehended. The idea of moral imagination derives historically from the work of Adam Smith and Immanuel Kant.

About The Ethical Imagination in Shakespeare and Heidegger. While large bodies of scholarship exist on the plays of Shakespeare and the philosophy of Heidegger, this book is the first to read these two influential figures alongside one another, and to reveal how they can help us develop a creative and contemplative sense of ethics, or an 'ethical imagination'.

In The Ethical Imagination: Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology, Sean Fitzpatrick explores how our obligation to the other extends to our most intimate spaces.

The Ethical Imagination: Journeys of the Human Spirit Paperback – October 3, by Margaret Somerville (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Audio CD, Audiobook, Unabridged5/5(1).

“ Film and the Ethical Imagination is a wonderfully rich and intelligent book that is essential reading for anyone with an interest in questions of ethics and cinematic by: 4.

That attunement takes place in the interplay between will, reason, and especially “imagination,” a word emphasized by nearly every author in the book.

“Imagination” as understood by Ryn and Babbitt, drawing on Burke, Benedetto Croce, S.T. Coleridge and others, is a pre-rational intuition of the good, the true, and the beautiful.

Using path-breaking discoveries of cognitive science, Mark Johnson argues that humans are fundamentally imaginative moral animals, challenging the view that morality is simply a system of universal laws dictated by reason.

According to the Western moral tradition, we make ethical decisions by applying universal laws to concrete situations. But Johnson shows how research.

With The Book of Virtues () and The Moral Compass and A Children's Book of Virtues (), Bennett seems to have tapped a tremendous thirst among parents and teachers for literary resources that they might use in nurturing the moral imagination of children.

They need, and are asking for direction in how to influence the moral character of. Illuminating Justice explores the call to social ethics in The Saint John’s Bible, the first major handwritten and hand-illuminated Christian Bible since the invention of the printing ing his close analysis of The Saint John’s Bible’s illuminations in the context of contemporary biblical exegesis and Catholic teaching, Homrighausen shows how this project 5/5(3).

The term “moral imagination” caught my attention, so I did a little inquiry to investigate exactly what moral imagination means. In his book Moral Imagination, Mark Johnson defined moral imagination as "an ability to imaginatively discern various possibilities for acting in a given situation and to envision the potential help and harm.

Ethical Imagination. This book shows that she is deeply concerned about the IVF industry, opposed to euthanasia, and most controversially, an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage in a country where it is already legal.

Yet her. Get this from a library. Film and the ethical imagination. [Asbjørn Grønstad] -- This book provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the turn to ethics in literature, film, and visual culture. It discusses the concept of a biovisual ethics, offering a new theory of the.

What is Moral Imagination? Definition of Moral Imagination: Given that imagination is the process by which most cognitive functioning occurs, moral imagination refers to that process in the moral realm and the improvement in moral functioning brought about by awareness of the metaphors, cognitive frames and mental models that are structuring our moral realities.This book provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the turn to ethics in literature, film, and visual culture.

It discusses the concept of a biovisual ethics, offering a new theory of the relation between film and ethics based on the premise that images are capable of generating their own ethical content.Spanning many historical and literary contexts, Moral Imagination brings together a dozen recent essays by one of America’s premier cultural critics.

David Bromwich explores the importance of imagination and sympathy to suggest how these faculties may illuminate the motives of human action and the reality of justice.