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Author Pickett, Howard, 1973- author

Title Rethinking sincerity and authenticity : the ethics of theatricality in Kant, Kierkegaard, and Levinas / Howard Pickett
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (x, 292 pages)
Series Studies in religion and culture
Studies in religion and culture (Charlottesville, Va.)
Contents The ethics of theatricality/the theatricality of ethics -- Kant: sincerity and the problem of imperfection -- The trouble with lying: Kant, character, and self-congruence -- Virtuous hypocrisy: incongruence in Kant's quest for character -- Kierkegaard: sincerity and the problem of inexpressibility -- Inevitable insincerity: inwardness and outwardness in Kierkegaardian ethics and faith -- Hidden lives, ironic selves: Kierkegaard and the rise (and fall) of authenticity -- Levinas: sincerity and the problem of individualism -- Fearsome authenticity: Levinas and the rehabilitation of sincerity -- Beyond sincerity: Levinasian substitution in the theater of transcendence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855.
Lévinas, Emmanuel.
Authenticity (Philosophy)
Theater -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813940168 (electronic bk.)
9780813940168 (electronic bk.)