Considering Religions, Rights And Bioethics: Memorial Volume For Max Charlesworth by Peter WongConsidering Religions, Rights And Bioethics: Memorial Volume For Max Charlesworth by Peter Wong

Considering Religions, Rights And Bioethics: Memorial Volume For Max Charlesworth

byPeter WongEditorSherah Bloor, Patrick Hutchings

Hardcover | September 11, 2019

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This volume engages in conversation with the thinking and work of Max Charlesworth as well as the many questions, tasks and challenges in academic and public life that he posed. It addresses philosophical, religious and cultural issues, ranging from bioethics to Australian Songlines, and from consultation in a liberal society to intentionality. The volume honours Max Charlesworth, a renowned and celebrated Australian public intellectual, who founded the journal Sophia, and trained a number of the present heirs to both Sophia and academic disciplines as they were further developed and enhanced in Australia: Indigenous Australian studies, philosophy of religion, the study of the tension between tradition and modernity, phenomenology and existentialism, hermeneutics, feminist philosophy, and philosophy of science that is responsive to environmental issues.

Peter Wong is a graduate of the Philosophy Department at the University of Hawaii at MÄnoa with a focus on Chinese philosophy, especially Confucian thought. He is a Books Reviews Editor and an Editorial Executive of the journalSophia. An itinerant academic, he has taught at University of Melbourne and Deakin University, and occasionall...
Title:Considering Religions, Rights And Bioethics: Memorial Volume For Max CharlesworthFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 11, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030181472

ISBN - 13:9783030181475


Table of Contents

1. Living with a Philosopher (Hilary Charlesworth).- 2. Bioethics, Autonomy, and the Human (Jeff Malpas).- 3. Songlines, Sacred Texts and Cultural Code: Between Australia and Early Medieval Ireland, Constant Mews.- 4. Community and Consultation in a Liberal Society (Loane Skene).- 5. Philosophy and Religion (Graham Oppy).- 6. Religion and Democratic Politics (C A J Coady).- 7. Intentionality - Evolution of a Concept (Maurita Harney).- 8. Inexpressibles or Is a Nothing the Best Possible (Patrick Hutchings).- 9. Max Charlesworth: A Life of Philosophy in the World (Doug Kirsner).- 10. Morny Joy's Memorial Lecture (at Deakin University).- 11.  TBA (Jay Garfield).- 12. TBA (Purushottama Bilimoria).- 13. TBA (Patrick Hutchings).- 14. TBA (Bloor and Wong).- 15. Max Charlesworth: a parish priest remembers (Michael Elligate).