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Imagining the Good: Politics in Transition

Imagining the Good: Politics in Transition 188 moral realm or not. Even if it cannot, however, the studies in formal axiology, the phenomenology of will, and the ontology of values make this volume an important contribution not only to Husserl studies, but also to many areas of systematic philosophy as well. Tom Nenon Memphis State University REVIEW ARTICLES Imagining the Good: Politics in Transition Charles M. Sherover, Time, Freedom, and the Common Good: An Essay in Public Philosophy. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1989. xiii + 314 pages. I . In the annals of recent Continental thought, it is somewhat surprising how much fervor has been aroused by the concern for the possibility of ethical and political action. What is even more remarkable is how a philosopher whose thought seems so far removed from such concerns, namely, Martin Heideg- ger, would be thrust into the center of this questioning and reemerge as something like a contemporary analogue to Aristotle as a new departure for addressing human praxis. No doubt this is a testimony to the inherent richness of Heidegger's philosophy; yet this bountifulness may have a curious drawback. For the variety of insights which Heidegger offers may very well become a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Phenomenology Brill

Imagining the Good: Politics in Transition

Research in Phenomenology , Volume 20 (1): 188 – Jan 1, 1990

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© 1990 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0085-5553
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10.1163/156916490X00126
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188 moral realm or not. Even if it cannot, however, the studies in formal axiology, the phenomenology of will, and the ontology of values make this volume an important contribution not only to Husserl studies, but also to many areas of systematic philosophy as well. Tom Nenon Memphis State University REVIEW ARTICLES Imagining the Good: Politics in Transition Charles M. Sherover, Time, Freedom, and the Common Good: An Essay in Public Philosophy. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1989. xiii + 314 pages. I . In the annals of recent Continental thought, it is somewhat surprising how much fervor has been aroused by the concern for the possibility of ethical and political action. What is even more remarkable is how a philosopher whose thought seems so far removed from such concerns, namely, Martin Heideg- ger, would be thrust into the center of this questioning and reemerge as something like a contemporary analogue to Aristotle as a new departure for addressing human praxis. No doubt this is a testimony to the inherent richness of Heidegger's philosophy; yet this bountifulness may have a curious drawback. For the variety of insights which Heidegger offers may very well become a

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Published: Jan 1, 1990

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