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What Is Ethically Demanded?, K. E. Løgstrup's Philosophy of Moral Life

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2018.02.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Hans Fink and Robert Stern (eds.), What Is Ethically Demanded?, K. E. Løgstrup's Philosophy of Moral Life, University of Notre Dame Press, 2017, 380pp., $60.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780268101855. Reviewed by Michael Kühler, University of Twente This is an excellent volume that should be not only of interest to those who already work on Løgstrup's ethics. It will also serve well as a detailed introduction to and discussion of crucial themes of Løgstrup's ethics for readers so far unfamiliar with it. As stated in the editors' concise introduction, Knud Ejler Løgstrup (1905-1981), although a Lutheran theologian, had a keen interest in developing his ethics (also) on a secular basis, thus claiming its universal validity. Strongly influenced by the phenomenology of Hans Lipps, Løgstrup identifies the ethical demand -- which is also the title of his most influential work, published in Danish in 1956 -- as the central and. . .

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