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Living and Value
Living and Value (June 2001)
Toward a Constructive Postmodern Ethics
Frederick Ferre - Author

Based on an ecologically inspired wordview, defends ethics against skepticism and irrealism.

Providing a worthy conclusion to Ferré's trilogy on preserving value in a postmodern world, Living and Value places ethics into the wider context of religion, God, and evil, and offers postmodern suggestions for environmental, technological, and political reforms.

“Ferré...(Read More)
Knowing and Value
Knowing and Value (October 1998)
Toward a Constructive Postmodern Epistemology
Frederick Ferre - Author

Offers a postmodern theory of knowledge based on an ecological worldview that stresses real relations and the pervasiveness of values.

Modern thought, finally free from premodern excesses of belief, immediately fell prey to excesses of doubt. This book points toward a postmodern approach to knowing that moves beyond the tired choice between dogma and skepticism. Its key deconstructive aim is to help contemporary philoso...(Read More)
Being and Value
Being and Value (March 1996)
Toward a Constructive Postmodern Metaphysics
Frederick Ferre - Author

This book shows the vital relationship between human life and the philosophical placement of value, emphasizing the now-occurring transition from the old mechanical world view to the postmodern alternative inspired by ecology.

"This volume is metaphysics with courage and conviction, set forth with persuasion and comprehensiveness, at a time when few people have such metaphysical courage, conviction, and comprehensiveness...(Read More)
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