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By Maurice Hamington

Until now, ethicists have acknowledged little concerning the physique, restricting their reviews on it to feedback made in passing or, at top, devoting a bankruptcy to the topic. Embodied Care is the 1st paintings to argue for the body's centrality to care ethics, doing so by way of examining our corporeality on the phenomenological point. It develops the concept bodies are principal to our morality, paying specific cognizance to the methods we come to take care of one another.

 

Hamington's argues that human our bodies are "built to care"; for that reason, embodiment needs to be famous as a primary consider ethical attention. he's taking the reader on an exhilarating trip from sleek care ethics to Merleau-Ponty's philosophy of the physique after which to Jane Addams's social activism and philosophy. the tips in Embodied Care don't bring about yet one more competing concept of morality; really, they development via idea and case reports to indicate that no conception of morality could be whole and not using a complete attention of the body.

 

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