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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Arash Davari This essay considers the overlap between ʿAli Shari’ati’s ethical reflections and his discussion of insurrectionary violence. Davari argues that the earlier lectures discussing bāzgasht be khishtan (a return to self) formed the conceptual foundation for his advocacy of shahādat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The Cracked Mirror: An Indian Debate on Experience and Theory Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012 264 pp., $49.75 (cloth) Introduction: The Ethics of Embodied Life The editors of CSSAAME...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sanil V. As a response to Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai’s book The Cracked Mirror, Sanil’s essay explores the relation between ethics and the social sciences. The essay engages the work of Kant, Aristotle, Martin Heidegger, and Michel Foucault, among others, to make its argument. The Cracked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... a site of embodied philosophical engagement with questions regarding the bounds of self and community and our ethics toward others. We turn to these rich traditions, both textual and embodied, to confound and erase the sharp boundaries between the human, the animal, and the environment that have been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 222–231.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of openness: an opening that points beyond the exclusivity of communitarianism and the ego-centered limitations of religion. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 animals medieval ethics comparative religion philosophy language References Asif Manan Ahmed . “A Demon with Ruby Eyes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., cruelties and forms of indifference expressed by our ethnographic interlocutors while witnessing or executing the death of animals. Rather than indicting such acts and emotions, we emphasize a different question within the anthropology of ethics. Instead of asking (only) how one ought to live, we suggest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Gregory A. Barton Historians have tangled with two difficult conceptualizations of Hinduism. One is the use of the term Hinduism , and the other, the relation between environmental ethics and Hinduism. One posits a “merry India” that is diverse, tolerant, and amorphous, impossible to pin down...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 492–494.
Published: 01 August 2007
... represented by, for example, leftist J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Moroccan students and other oppositional elements Literature in the Event of modern, urban Maghrebi culture. Derek Attridge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 4–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
... that such humility is probably even rarer among nonreligious analytic ethicists than it is among religious ethicists. Duke University Press 2011 Secularism, Ethics, Philosophy: A Case for Epistemic Humility Susan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Youssef Belal This article is devoted to the study of questions of knowledge, law, and ethics in Islamic context. Starting with a discussion of assumptions about Islamic ethical practices in recent anthropological and historical works on the fatwa, it explores procedures of truth seeking and modes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 261–265.
Published: 01 May 2022
... important metatheoretical questions for social inquiry of the sort that anthropologists and historians do: the question of the ethics of encounter, which is also the question of the ethics of interpretation. The Doctor and Mrs. A. grows out of just a few pages of an obscure book by a crankily creative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of “multiplicity in unity” (38). In the strongest section of the study (which occurs in the second chapter), El Shakry masterfully reads psychoanalysis as a mode of reception comparable to Sufism, its knowledge not merely hermeneutic but intuitive and affective, “an ethical encounter with the Other mediated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and ethical imaginary of the anticolonial era. Malcolm X and Jalal Al-e Ahmad were both political thinkers whose lives were marked by restless intellectual and political exploration. Though both men had worldly concerns, they are each more generally read from within the provincial national concerns found...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 58–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... challenges nationalist theories of estrangement based on the assumption that a sense of displacement is bound to physical movement out of the national territory. Ghorba is a state in which the subject is far from his or her ethical and spiritual plenitude (thanks to the Sufi mystical unity with the divine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Roanne L. Kantor Kantor's article examines the way that two distinct communities—rural villagers and the writers who represent them in fiction—marshal filth as an ethical term in the discussion of the same problem: dysfunction and socioeconomic stagnation in rural South Asia. Shrilal Shukla's Raag...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between forms of life and modes of thought. The “thought” under consideration is distinctive for its commitment to remaking political and ethical life, and attention to the fugitive or unruly forms by which insurgent thought is transmitted, e.g., through poetry, fiction, and autobiography in addition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 11–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., lovingly described. Journalism is its closest analogue. Éden, Éden, Éden affects the nerves directly with the brutality of fact. If it is an ethical work, it offers an ethics of atrocity. Catastrophe is the subject of the book, and it is the fate of those subject to it. Duke University Press 2008...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and the specificity of waste’s material and discursive dimensions provide fertile ground on which to contest the disposability of labor and lay bare the ethics of infrastructure. Vital Infrastructures of Trash in Dakar Rosalind Fredericks n Dakar, Senegal, an army...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 August 2015
... has always been the source of much of the human imagination of animals, but this imagination has often been more imprisoning than liberating. This volume points us toward extant resources within religious traditions as well as emergent human ethical responses that acknowledge the ever more intertwined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 306–321.
Published: 01 August 2009
...—was committed to the collective good and to the propagation of an ethical code of conduct— dhamma . On this view, Asokan moral hegemony produced a peaceful South Asia. Against this view, this article shows how ideational variables such as dhamma were bound up with material interests to serve the strategic goals...