Dialogue Among Friends: Toward a Discourse Ethic of Interpersonal Relationships
Arts and Humanities | Ethics and Political Philosophy | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Philosophy | Women's Studies
Despite clear parallels between Jürgen Habermas's discourse ethics and recent scholarship in feminist ethics, feminists are often suspicious of discourse ethics and have kept themselves mostly separate from the field. By developing a sustained application of Habermas's discourse ethics to friendship, Keller demonstrates that feminist misgivings of discourse ethics are largely misplaced and that Habermas's theory can be used to develop a compelling moral phenomenology of interpersonal relations.
Keller, Jean. "Dialogue Among Friends: Toward a Discourse Ethic of Interpersonal Relationships." Hypatia 23, no. 4 (Fall 2008): 158-181.