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About the Author
Table of ContentsChapter 1 - An Introduction
Part 2 Part 1 - A Heuristic Framework
Part 3 Part 2 - Outline of the Book
Chapter 4 Chapter 2 - Towards a New Ethical Framework: Watsuji in Dialogue with the West
Part 5 Part 1 - Ethics and the Human Being as Ningen
Part 6 Part 2 - Heidegger: "the Solitary Self"
Part 7 Part 3 - Husserl: Moving Towards a Relational Self
Chapter 8 Chapter 3 - The Embodied Self
Part 9 Part 1 - Husserl and the Body
Part 10 Part 2 - Body East and West
Part 11 Part 3 - Ningen, Ethics, and the Body
Part 12 Part 4 - Yuasa's Theory of the Body
Chapter 13 Chapter 4 - Towards an Embodied Ethics of Care
Part 14 Part 1 - Care Ethics: East and West
Part 15 Part 2 - Care Ethics and the Body
Part 16 Part 3 - Reciprocity
Part 17 Part 4 - Global Care Ethics
Chapter 18 Chapter 5 - Body, Self and Ethics: Watsuji and Irigaray
Part 19 Part 1 - Subjects in Betweenness
Part 20 Part 2 - Bodies in Betweenness
Part 21 Part 3 - Between and Beyond Watsuji and Irigaray
Chapter 22 Chapter 6 - Conclusion
What People are Saying About This
McCarthy writes with a clarity that shows how deeply she has thought about, and cared about, the encounter of Western feminist thinking with Japanese philosophy. Not only has she made difficult texts accessible to the general reader, she has succeeded inmaking them relevant to an important range of contemporary ethical questions. This little book represents yet another landmark in the opening of Western philosophy to the remarkable insight of an intellectual tradition whose contributions to discussions of the body are irreplaceable...
A fascinating study of some important intersections between phenomenology, modern Japanese philosophy, and contemporary feminist ethics. By bringing these streams of thought together to re-assess embodiment and its significance for ethics, McCarthy simultaneously develops a novel form of cross-cultural feminist philosophy....
Ethics Embodied is, as the author notes, an introduction, but it also attempts to carve out a new approach to ethics and offers as well a re-thinking of what is essential in teaching at all levels. As an introduction, it succeeds admirably and should create considerable excitement in the minds and bodies of readers....