ETHICS
Chapter 11. Existentialism
Section 2. Existential Ethics

Read these two presentations:

Existential Ethics   http://www.tameri.com/csw/exist/eethics.asp

Simone de Beauvoir Postmodernism, Existential Ethics http://www.macalester.edu/~asolli/existentialism.htm

The central theme of the Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone de Beauvoir is the consideration of whether or not it can be meaningful to talk about morality when there are no extrinsic or intrinsic justifications.

see also: http://www-philosophy.ucdavis.edu/phi001/beauvlec.htm

 

Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir in 1938  http://www.mbl.is/serefni/debeauvoir/myndir/sdb_sartre.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Existentialists Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir

 

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