A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1991
" . . . stimulating and insightful . . . a thoroughly researched and timely contribution to the secondary literature of ethics . . . " —Library Journal
"His important new work establishes Scott . . . as one of the foremost interpreters of the Continental philosophical tradition of the US. . . . Necessary for anyone working in ethics or the Continental tradition." —Choice
“ . . . a provocative discourse on the consequences of the ethical in the thought of Nietzsche, Foucault, and Heidegger.” —The Journal of Religion
Charles E. Scott's challenging book advances the broad claim that ethics as a way of judging and thinking has come into question as philosophers have confronted suffering and conflicts that arise from our traditional systems of value.