File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2003/lyotard.0302, message 84

Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 17:35:38 +1000
Subject: Fear of ethics


Don wrote:

> Or do you see ethics as something other than an artificial
> means by which better versions of ourselves might be
> explored?

Interesting question.  As one who thinks questions are often more important
than answers, i wonder:

How can ethics be artificial?

What are legitimate sources of ethics?

1) Divine Revelation?
2) Experience and Reason?
3)  Kantian Imperatives?
4) Phenomena of History?
5) Something Complete Different?



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