The greatest hope for humanity depends on our compassion for strangers.
The greatest hope for the planet depends on our collective shunning of convenience and profit.
Ethics Starts With You
attends to one of these hopes.
Ethics Starts With You is a series of 26 essays on how we might become better human beings. Each essay takes one idea, primarily from Hans-Georg Gadamer, Emmanuel Levinas or Jean-Paul Sartre and presents a clear, non-technical, overview of the philosopher’s idea. The overall aim is to encourage a more personal ethical perspective when thinking about our relationships and impact upon one another.
Or, to put it another way… What is it to be human and possess the virtue of humanity?
Compassion, ethics and wisdom are the guiding aspirations in an exploration of three essential principles: