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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., then the war has happened because politicians wanted to make war. We too are at fault when these men take us into war, because, from stupidity or cowardice, we let them play with fire. I consider the demythologizing of politics to be the first duty of grown, thinking people. . . . The medium of politics...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
... by formulating them in terms of the “right” rather than the “good.” Further, the essay shows how the German word Pflicht , central to Kant's ethics, does not correspond in meaning to the English word duty , whose cultural roots lie in English Puritanism. More generally, the argument is that, ultimately, “common...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Aidan O'Neill The question posed in this article is whether Catholics can fully, unreservedly, and conscientiously carry out their duties as citizens and as holders of their various public offices (legislative, judicial and executive) of the State, in accordance with the laws and constitution...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Bruce B. Lawrence Few modern artists so consistently embodied a fuzzy logic of their own as did the Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain (1915 – 2011). His critics tried to define him as a reckless defamer of Hindu values, but another way to define him is as a dutiful devotee of a vision...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 January 2003
... psychology seemed to stand in need of a new approach that com- bined attention to the small-scale and very rapid dynamics of social interactions with insights into the presumptions about rights and duties that were invoked, explicitly or implicitly...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 351–360.
Published: 01 April 2010
... as moral duty.” But an object of moral duty is not the same as an object object an as same notthe is duty duty.” ofmoral moral object Butan “subjects“objects the andare that of moralof duty” creatures between tion distinc ofthe terms in patients moral and agents moral between...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... hazardous circumstances, when one’s life or honor was in danger, the imams declared t a q ı¯ y a to be actually a duty. Through application of this strategy of survival, moderate elements in the community avoided expressing their true opinions publicly or in such a way as to cause misunderstanding...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 317–323.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., on the desert road to Canaan, among a company of fugitive slaves, from whom Smotrich and Netanyahu are pleased to think they are descended. 1. Perl, “First Duty,” 208 , quoted from Konrád, Antipolitics , 95, 101 . 2. Perl, “First Duty,” 213 . 3. See Perl, “First Duty,” 214 : We...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 399–405.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and the naturally reproductive goal of sex. Sermons make reference to the health and economic problems facing the Third World, and even the duty to pay taxes, rather than focus as in the past on the necessity to “control one’s instincts.” In short, almost no one today, not even...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 7–9.
Published: 01 January 2002
... certifying existence, but like a seal it is artificial. Past, pres- ent and future are really just verses of the same poem. Our role is to trace its theme back to God.” Blessed are those who are created in God’s image. It is my solemn duty to be here with you today as a friend in my capacity...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Hindus. of sentiments” “depravesmoral religion the how their only demonstrates argues, a¯ t ı¯ Mill yogi, the to give Indians that respect The duties)condemned. G is moral all d a v and affections of moral but also fear anger, and ofdesire, a not(whichis only tion g a h B...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to contribution its somewhatlimit and ( humanism” to subordinated be must patriotism that words, other in nation; the toward those that, in a conflict of duties, our obligationsare to ofhigherhumanity valuethan who wrote: “the first duties [ofan anthropologist] are to humanityas a whole...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2008
... as expertise, and supplied that energy vision far complete exceeding and whole a yielding conjoined, and intermingled duties and professional and cares spiritual, emotional, fewever do,where intellectual, Sheplantation Southern life. that experience and hadentered azone of activity and abortion...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 496–530.
Published: 01 September 2017
... open, and while off duty sat silently together staring out in opposite direc opposite out in staring together satsilently duty off while and ­open...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 186–198.
Published: 01 April 2003
... at the crossroads of possibility? Ethics has tradi- tionally been considered a sphere of normative judgments. Its statutes have been formulated as duties and very often addressed to the entire human race. The most convenient and generally accepted form...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 40–49.
Published: 01 January 2007
... , a duty on duty...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 72–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... as exhibiting proper humility in the face of superhuman forces”: 47 “If the pragmatists are right,” he argued finally, “we do not have a duty to discover the natural order of things. If truth is defined as a grasp of that order, it is not desirable to love truth.” 48 He added that “the utilitarian claim...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 April 2010
... toin claims sitized.However, reason ourmain for choosing Comte-Sponville’s isthattextit questions yet at the same time, and for the same reasons, so thoroughly desen duties. human to doubt his distribution of moral competences...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 180–199.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Franciscans the ter joining Father Bungle, the confessor on duty, was shocked: could it be that Chrysos itthat could be shocked: onduty, was confessor Father the Bungle, bot “Father, repentthe of “I it from atsinned,”Ihave heconfession...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 April 2005
... sure synod—a forareligious andria toAlex- ofsailing duty annual hitherto ofthe priesthoods the relieved pharaoh new the addition, In restored. possessions former their and amnesty, were given rebellion through dispossessed Those Egypt. throughout animals sacred...