Ethics as Grammar: Changing the Postmodern Subject

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Wittgenstein, one of the most influential, and yet widely misunderstood, philosophers of our age, confronted his readers with aporias-linguistic puzzles-as a means of countering modern philosophical confusions over the nature of language without replicating the same confusions in his own writings. In Ethics as Grammar, Brad Kallenberg uses the writings of theological ethicist Stanley Hauerwas as a foil for demonstrating how Wittgenstein’s method can become concrete within the Christian tradition. Kallenberg shows that the aesthetic, political, and grammatical strands epitomizing Hauerwas’s thought are the result of his learning to do Christian ethics by thinking through Wittgenstein.

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Document Type
  • Book

Alternate Title
  • Ethics as Grammar

Author
  • Brad J. Kallenberg

Date Created
  • 2016-09-15

Extent
  • 346 pages

ISBN
  • 9780268159696

  • 9780268159702

Publisher
  • University of Notre Dame Press

Publication Date
  • 2001-09-14

Subject
  • Ethics

  • Wittgenstein

  • Postmodern subject

  • Life

  • Aesthetic

  • Hauerwas

  • Religion

Subject (Library of Congress)
  • Hauerwas, Stanley, 1940-

  • Christian ethics

  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951

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  • English

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