Reconstructing ethics. Hans Jonas’ “The Imperative of Responsibility”, future generations and the ironical situation of ethics

In his book “The Imperative of Responsibility: In Search of Ethics for the Technological Age”, Hans Jonas calls for a fundamental revision of ethics. Jonas points out that ethical reflection is no longer keeping up with the development in a “technological civilization”. The idea is that traditional metaphysical concepts of ethics have been outdated by… Weiter lesen »