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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Erratum 223 Erratum for Anthony Bogues, “Nelson Mandela: Decolonization, Apart- heid, and the Politics of Moral Force,” boundary 2 41, no. 2 (2014): 34–36. The first full sentence on page 36...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 41–51.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Helen Small The standard claim made for literary examples in moral philosophy is that they assist moral reasoning by offering appropriately complex descriptions of the conditions under which moral decisions are made or might plausibly be made. This essay offers a critical examination of that claim...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 34–36.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Anthony Bogues © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Nelson Mandela: Decolonization, Apartheid, and the Politics of Moral Force Nelson Mandela was one of the world’s most important twentieth-­ century political prisoners. At a moment when world politics was in the throes of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Eric O. Clarke Widespread critical efforts to understand modernity rely upon the term lifestyle . Studying this use shows both scholars' ambiguous moral relation to the modern and, as important, their uneasy relation to morals and morality and a deep uncertainty about their nature. Historically...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... Pivotal for my treatment of these questions is a distinction I draw between de facto freedom and the value of freedom, the latter in turn understood in terms of a larger notion of agency, and divided into such distinct dimensions as moral resource, right, and mode of subjection. This distinction allows me...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gloria Davies In engaging with Chinese perceptions of human rights, we must first consider how the human is understood in Chinese. The Confucian idea of the human as synonymous with benevolence is a morally exacting one. Across the centuries, it has found articulation in the enduring demand for...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Frances Ferguson Philosophers frequently attempt to achieve clarity about particular problems in moral philosophy both by modeling specific hypothetical cases very exactly and by turning to literature for examples. Ferguson here relies on some of the work of Bernard Williams, Donald Davidson, and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... article argues that what brings these authors together is a unique understanding of democracy as the defining trait of modernity. This translates into a democratic pragmatics, in which moral norms and historical laws are fractured and questioned, leaving an “empty place” (Claude Lefort) at the center of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... qualifies this by stressing the limited number of persons with unmitigatedly sincere intention. He ultimately takes China's scholar-gentry to task for having a far greater degree of moral culpability in the present situation than they are willing to admit, rather than blaming it all on the corruption of the...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 15–32.
Published: 01 November 2017
... have faded into the past, when the photographs themselves can no longer count as moral or political interventions? Is this what Walter Benjamin meant by the aestheticization of politics? The Lost Rolls , by the famous war photographer Ron Haviv, deliberately and thoughtfully provokes these subversive...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julian Bourg Beginning in the 1970s, terrorism became an object of contested expert knowledge. Fears over this moralized and loosely defined phenomenon emerged at the very moment that Western states achieved a certain monopoly over legitimate political violence. This politico-epistemological...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 113–140.
Published: 01 November 2017
... moral phenomenon, a function of human actions and intentions; strictly speaking, there is no natural violence. The critique of violence itself bespeaks a kind of violence. Benjamin's critique of the reifying “mythic violence” that founds and administers the law presupposes an expiatory “divine violence...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
... claim that morality is, at bottom, a branch of aesthetics. Moderating the battle between these competing idiolects, Charles Altieri straddles these positions and finds that Stevens himself never entirely subscribed to either. Book Reviewed: Altieri Charles , Wallace Stevens and the Demands of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Bruce Robbins “Do Something, Quick!” lays out some of the formal qualities of the philosophical example considered as a literary genre, the subject of the three essays that follow. This introduction takes Adam Smith’s famous imagining of a hypothetical earthquake in China, from The Theory of Moral...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 1–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... about the existential shape of all human experience from the Spheres trilogy; a psychagogical lesson about the continual need for self-development from You Must Change Your Life ; and a moral lesson about the world-shifting power of mood from Rage and Time . These lessons are compared to their sources...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 157–177.
Published: 01 February 2019
... relations between Nordic noir and the welfare state as well as the less-noted role of neoliberal ideology in sponsoring critiques of the welfare state. It proposes that the genre acts out a rich and troubled dialogue between the welfare state, which is based on a rejection of the individual’s moral...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2013
... distress but also the moral “outrage” behind the accusation of David’s “outrageously unjust” inaction. You should not simply let things happen, for good or for ill, the implication seems to be; you should make things happen. You should not let the world, or others, effect changes; it is ethically...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., and social efforts made by Liang Qichao, Liang Shuming, Zhang Junmai, and the Xueheng School transformed categories such as culture, morality, aesthetics, and feelings into specialized fields at modern educational and research institutions. Science, and the changing view of nature that it has...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 293.
Published: 01 August 2000
... boundary 2 editorial collective. David Farrell Krell is professor of philosophy at De Paul University. He is author of Intimations of Morality: Time Truth and Finitude in Heidegger’s Thinking of Being, Postponements: Woman, Sensuality and Death in Nietzsche, and Of Memory, Remi- niscence, and Writing...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
... .” Journal of Contemporary History 34 , no. 1 : 109 – 24 . Williams John Alexander . 2001 . “ Ecstasies of the Young: Sexuality, the Youth Movement, and Moral Panic in Germany on the Eve of the First World War .” Central European History 34 , no. 2 : 163 – 89 . Wohlfarth Irving...