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"Against Ethics is beautifully written, clever, learned, thought-provoking, and even inspiring." --Theological Studies

"Writing in the form of his ideas, Caputo offers the reader a truly exquisite reading experience.... his iconic style mirrors a truly refreshing honesty that draws the reader in to play." --Quarterly Journal of Speech

"Against Ethics is, in my judgment, one
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 1st 1993 by Indiana University Press (first published January 1st 1993)
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I first read this book back in college and I had been meaning to read it again for the last couple of years, but never got around to it until now. It's still a good read and deftly moves through a wide range of thinkers' works. The writing can be a bit rich at times (it seems every continental philosopher wants to outdo everyone else in terms of playing with words), but I'd rather have someone try too hard playing around with words than be overly serious and stultified in their approach to langu ...more
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