Orientations: Socrates and the Care of the Soul
The Deep Trouble with Europe Today
Jan Patocka's Double Conviction
Patocka on Socratic Inquiry
Part One: Situations
Essay I: Ethical Standards in International Banking
Why Ethics is Important for International Banking
Sketching a Philosophical Account
The Expression "Minimum Ethical Standards"
On What Minimal Ethical Standards Are Not
Minimum Ethical Standards as Principles
Minimum Ethical Standards as Principles for Action
Minimum Ethical Standards as Principles for Right Action
Candidates for Minimum Ethical Standards
One Minimum Ethical Standard For International Banking Today?
Essay II: Ethical Limits and International Law
Individual Autonomies and the Community of Values
The Task of Peace Today
The Limitations and the Capacities of Individuals
The Limits of Individual Autonomy
Part Two: Resources
Essay III: Cosmopolitanism and the Good of Others
Cosmopolitanism as an Ethical Virtue
Difficulties with Cosmopolitanism as an Ethical Virtue
Reviewing Late Stoic Texts on Oikeiôsis
Resolving the Difficulties
Essay IV: Claims, Attitudes, and Inner Peace in Late Stoic Cosmopolitanism
An Old Story
A Culture of Peace?
Reviewing Late Stoicism
Claims and Attitudes .
Evaluations and Elucidations
A Philosophically Cosmopolitan Attitude?
Impulses, Characters, and Reasons
Pulling Things Together
Part Three: Issues
Essay V: The Relative and the Objective
The Causal and the Logical
What Makes Sentences True
Essay VI: Realisms and Anti-Realisms
Two Ways of Counting
Constellations and Stars
Re-Orientations: The Care of the Soul in Europe Today?
Evaluating Patocka's Account
The Socratic Elenchus
A Renewed Socratic Ethics Today?
Envoi: Returning to Europe
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