Political Responsibility for a Globalised World

Political Responsibility for a Globalised World

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The aim of this book is to reflect on the complex practice of responsibility within the context of a globalised world and contemporary means of action. Levinas' exploration of the ethical serves as point of entry and is shown to be seeking inter-cultural political relevance through engagement with the issues of postcoloniality and humanism. Yet, Levinas fails to realise the ethical implications of the inevitable instrumental mediation between ethical meaning and political practice. With recourse to Weber, Apel and Ricoeur, Ernst Wolff proposes a theory of strategic co-responsibility for the uncertain global context of practice.Besides, from the entire essay it is clear that a€œresponsibilitya€ is the attitude that Weber sees as necessary for someone who operates with the means particular to politics, namely a€œpower backed up by violencea€.42 Even then, when the issue ofanbsp;...


Title:Political Responsibility for a Globalised World
Author: Ernst Wolff
Publisher:transcript Verlag - 2014-03
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