2 Illustrations, color; 1 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 205 p. 3 illus., 2 illus. in color.
1st ed. 2016
Table Of Contents
A philosophical approach to complexity.- Complexity and her roots.- Scientific v. philosophical complexity.- Principles of philosophical complexity.- Philosophical complexity and the status of ontology, epistemology, and ethics.- Philosophical complexity and the question of ethics.- The ethics of complexity and the complexity of ethics.- The nature of meaning.- The restricted economy v. the general economy.- Philosophical complexity and poststructuralism.- The status of the good.- The collapse of the fact-value distinction.- Immanent philosophy: hermeneutics v. deconstruction.- The problem of moral justification.- Engaging with complexity: beyond logic?.- Ethical complexity and the importance of praxis.- modelling ethics and the possibility of a beyond.- Nietzsche and Foucault: the restricted economy and the hope for the impossible.- Derrida: codification and complexity.- Nancy: complexity and concealed thinking.- Implications for philosophical complexity.- Complex agency and responsible action.- Who comes after the subject?.- Re-placing the subject.- Challenging identity and responsibility.- Identity and responsibility redefined: the view from complexity.- Chapter 6: Philosophical complexity: an extended overview.