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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Konrad Ott There are three broad categories of values in environmental ethics: instrumental, inherent moral, and eudemonistic. While instrumental values refer to ways humans are reliant on nature, inherent moral values give natural beings direct moral standing. Eudemonic values can pave the way...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
... : Continuum . Gordon Peter E. 2010 . Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Gould Stephen Jay . 1993 . “The Golden Rule—a Proper Scale for Our Environmental Crisis.” In Environmental Ethics: Divergence and Convergence , edited...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . Stone Alison . “ Adorno and the Disenchantment of Nature .” Philosophy and Social Criticism 32 , no. 2 ( 2006 ): 231 – 53 . Tafalla Marta . “ Rehabilitating the Aesthetics of Nature: Hepburn and Adorno .” Environmental Ethics 33 , no. 1 ( 2011 ): 45 – 56 . Wellmer...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Atmosphere.” In Ecocritical Theory: New European Approaches, edited by Axel Goodbody and Kate Rigby, 139–52. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. 2015. Dancing with Disaster: Environmental Histories, Narratives, and Ethics for Perilous Times. Charlottesville: University...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
....72 This insistence on nature’s indepen- dent role in shaping the environmental past has remained a mainstay of Amer- 70. Watterson et al., Conservation of Nature. 71. Grzimek, Messner, and Tichy, Paradiese, 100. 72. Leopold, “Land Ethic.” 78  Natural History of Modernity ican...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... knowledge of and emo- tional attachment to a place make us more sensitive toward environmental changes in it and more willing to take action to protect it. Of those who sought to ground their ethic of spatial proximity in philosophy, some have drawn on Martin Heidegger’s conception of dwelling...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 115–141.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and instability are inherent in the natural world (Discordant Harmonies: A New Ecology for the Twenty-first Century [Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990 6. Aldo Leopold, “The Land Ethic” (1949), in Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology, ed. Michael A. Zimmerman et al. (Englewood...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
... and differences in actual conditions and impacts of humankind across the planet. They also object to inflated rhetoric that promotes technocratic planetary managerialism without attending to the social, political, cultural, and power relations that have contributed to environmental instability. 8 Others claim...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 83–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Hannes Bergthaller Scholars in the environmental humanities frequently argue that a clear understanding of humanity's ecological embeddedness is sufficient to dismantle the anthropocentric biases of traditional humanism. Following Hans Blumenberg's interpretation of the Copernican turn...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 63–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
...,” Tafuri was not referring to Vietnam or to any other historical confl ict in particular. He was referring instead to the revolutionary “languages of battle” characteristic of the avant- gardes that had given modern architecture its ethical charge. In this light, the actual war that formed...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
... into the growing field of ecocritical literature that engages with issues of sustainability, but departs from its two main lines of inquiry. Less concerned with case studies of how literature and film depict human endeavors to rebuild a sustainable world in the face of environmental crisis or ethical...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 181–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Marie Kolkenbrock Although COVID-19 gave “social distancing” an omnipresent urgency, the concept of distance—in its spatial meaning and in its metaphorical use for emotional detachment, interpersonal boundaries, and socially constructed difference—has been central to theories, practices, and ethics...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 99–139.
Published: 01 November 2021
... confrontation with his driving concerns. Inevitably what “must strike every reader,” as Carol Jacobs puts it, is the spectacle of “a postwar German author addressing the Holocaust” with an “ethics of melancholy outrage.” 4 Though the éclat of such a claim may be lost to its routineness, Austerlitz...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
... his oeuvre’s focus on underlying continuities (work, social bonds, environmental degradation, xenophobia) when seen against the rapacious passage of time. In what follows, I examine Geyrhalter’s singular use of what I term “partitive images” to bring into focus the ephemeral character...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the implicit loss of nature as recorded in the devolution of landscape into landscape art and then into a certain kind of abstraction also records art’s grief over that loss; that grief, Adorno argues, becomes (or perhaps: can now be understood to have become) the cultural/ethical meaning of modern art...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
... personal, even in Democritus’s dictum: it becomes more of an existential, epistemic, and ethical-subjective challenge rather than a political issue for the whole world. It is as if cosmopolitanism qua personal virtue overtakes cosmopolitanism as a collective ideal. This attention to the person chimes...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 167–196.
Published: 01 February 2019
... and pleasures of environmental interference become fertile as the moment-to-moment changes in the distracted subject’s consciousness are drawn out and parsed in language: Illuminated words glide by on the rooftops, and already one is banished from one’s own emptiness into the alien advertisement . One’s body...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2021
... are people who have physical, psychological, mental, or sensory impairments, which interact with social attitudes and environmental barriers in such a way that they are very likely to prevent these people from participating equally in society. A disability is deemed to occur if the state of health and body...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2018
... urban real estate development and its perceived social and environmental consequences. It takes up the perceived problem and two preeminent solutions to the problems that speculation caused to the built environment. I argue that the same dualism between the concrete and the abstract shaped...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 67–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of an emancipatory content. Subject-centred reason is confronted with reason’s absolute other.”5 Habermas will see in Nietzsche’s philosophy, particularly in Nietzsche’s genealogy of morality, the dissolution of ethical human standards, which had long bolstered a stable sense of the intersubjective...