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Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231174848

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231174848.001.0001

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Historicizing the Ethical Turn

Historicizing the Ethical Turn

(p.25) 1 Historicizing the Ethical Turn
Political Responsibility

Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

Columbia University Press

Chapter 1 critically maps its emergence by bringing into sharper relief its historical and political determinants. It also offers a historically grounded account of the ethical turn’s emergence, thus interpreting the historical and political sedimentations found in its conceptual armature, and its historical determinants and political conditions of possibility.

Keywords:   Ethics, Human Rights, Depoliticization, Theory, May ‘68

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