Persons and Sovereigns in Ethical Thought
AbstractContemporary concepts of moral personhood prevent us from grappling effectively with contemporary social, political, and moral problems. One way to counter the power of such concepts is to trace their lineage and shifting political investments. This article presents a genealogy of personhood, focusing on the crisis of both personhood and sovereignty in seventeenth-century England. It demonstrates the optionality of personhood for moral thinking and exposes personhood’s functions in political dividing practices. View Full-Text
Scifeed alert for new publicationsNever miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
- Get alerts for new papers matching your research
- Find out the new papers from selected authors
- Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
- Define your Scifeed now
McWhorter, L. Persons and Sovereigns in Ethical Thought. Genealogy 2017, 1, 21.
McWhorter L. Persons and Sovereigns in Ethical Thought. Genealogy. 2017; 1(4):21.Chicago/Turabian Style
McWhorter, Ladelle. 2017. "Persons and Sovereigns in Ethical Thought." Genealogy 1, no. 4: 21.