Essential care: an ethics of human nature

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c2008.
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The issue of care serves as a critique of the agonizing situation of our civilization, but it also serves as an inspiring principle for a new paradigm of living together. This is what Boff presents in this groundbreaking new work. Boff dreams of a world that is still to come, a world where we no longer need electronic devices to overcome our solitude and fulfill the human essence of care and kindness. Essential Care envisions a globalized society in the great common home of the earth and of a world in which care has been recognized as a fundamental ethos of the human being and as an indispensable compassion for all beings of creation.
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table_of_contents Carelessness: a sign of our times -- To care: the ethos of the human being -- The fable-myth about 'care' -- An ingenious slave: Gaius Julius Hyginus -- Explaining the fable-myth about care -- Dimensions of care -- The nature of care -- Resonances of care -- Concretizations of care -- Pathologies of care -- Exemplary figures of care -- Conclusion: to care and the future of the dispossessed of the earth.
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translation Portuguese