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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Molly McGarry Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Base, Vile, and Depraved Blasphemy and Other Moral Genealogies molly mcgarry When British citizen Sebastian Horsley set off from London to pro- mote his new book, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography, and landed at...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Adi Ophir Copyright © 2006 Qui Parle 2006 DISASTER AS A PLACE OF MORALITY: THE SOVEREIGN, THE HUMANITARIAN, AND THE TERRORIST Adi Ophir The Social Existence of the Moral Imagine morality as a domain or a social sphere with stakes, concerns, and interests of its own...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 June 2013
... clearly. I fi nd problematic and false the philosophical binarisms Moyn sets up between morality and politics, human rights and citi- zens’ rights, and human rights and democratic sovereignty. Some of these binarisms derive from Moyn’s desire to deconstruct, in the nontechnical sense...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... collective existence, that beyond separate members society is mortal, is hardly a new idea,” as “ancient history collects instances, science fi ction constructs nar- ratives, the myth of all nations parade warning examples.”3 Yet, what is probably more of a novelty is the moral concern...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 December 2010
... University Press, 2010). Paul Gilroy, Darker than Blue: On the Moral Economies of Black Atlan- tic Culture (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010). Shari Bohn Gmelch, The Tlingit Encounter with Photography (Philadel- phia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008). Wendy Grossman, Man...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., writer whose immortal pages touch the sky no less than the poetry of Goethe does. And even Goethe’s friend Schiller, together with whom he creates and presides over the fi nal classical era of West- ern culture, was living proof that the “idea,” the moral and civil principles...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 11–37.
Published: 01 June 2004
... a bit. The first illustration we find is that of referring to a lady on whose favors presents would have an influence, that she knew how to combine the utile with the dulci," which thus subsumes the morally base under the concept of the rule that is commended by...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 167–179.
Published: 01 June 2019
... you and say ‘Stand aside, I want to speak.’” 3 For texts to surprise us, we need to stop reducing them to a political function or moral imperative. This critical research also lacked what I loved so much in Weber’s writings: a sense of the tragic, that is, the sense that social analysis, like...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2006
... myself that there is moral power in the land sufficient to overthrow Slavery, and I welcome the aid of England."4 In this speech, Douglass boldly defends the right to appeal to England for aid in dismantling slavery in the United States, a task which he seems to...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 239–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... are they possible?” Or in the second Critique: “There are moral judg- ments (or rational self- determinations)—how are they possible?” So it seems that one could also start to think about art by saying: “There are works of art—how are they possible?” In a moment I...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 249–252.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Contemporary States of Emergency (with M. Pandolfi , 2010) and Moral Anthropology (2012) as editor; and The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry into the Condition of Victim- hood (with R. Rechtman, 2009), Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present (2011), and Enforcing Order: An Ethnogra- phy of Urban...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2014
...: Philosophy, Literature, and Film. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. Burt, John. Lincoln’s Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Confl ict. Cambridge ma: Harvard University Press, 2013. Church, Jennifer. The Possibilities of Perception. Oxford: Oxford...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the 1970s, where the disillusionment with anticolonialism and commu- nism led to the need for an alternative universalism— namely, the moral utopia of human rights that transcended the contaminated politics of state regimes. As I understand it, one of the main aims of this true history of...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 117–135.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., imagine other ways of being and doing, and connect their personal troubles with public concerns. Matters of justice, ethics, and equality have once again been exiled to the margins of politics. This is not to suggest that morality does not come into play under the regime of...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of our time— the “only political-moral idea that has won universal acceptance”1— but as the following exchange vividly demonstrates, the history of human rights ascendance and its con- tribution to emancipatory politics is sharply contested. In part, the controversy springs from the very...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... rights politics today, it surely can’t be a mistake to explain it. That the fi rst thinker in the mists of time to frame a moral right—a claim underlying any future deployment of the concept at whatever scale— founded a continuous practice is true but trivial. I don’t...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 June 2008
... from Stanford University and in philoso- phy from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, where she worked on Kant’s moral philosophy. Her dissertation, based on fifteen months of research, analyzes Islamic personal law adjudication in North India and asks about...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 231–246.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that liberalism has always been characterized by a “double view,” or what she calls a “split within liberal thinking” ( bl , 3)—a toggle switch in narrative focalization between the moral and the sociological, the individual and the communal, the personal and the transpersonal, the local and the...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 June 2006
... University Press, 2005). Stanley Cavel l, Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life (Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2004). Evelyn Nien-Ming Ch'ien, Weird English (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005). Terry Cochran, Twilight of...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 June 2013
... future catastrophes, it has ac- complished only a state of endlessly deferred, universalized moral redemption by eliding both the structural roots of injustice and the 204 qui parle fall/winter 2013 vol. 22, no. 1 ability for any survivor to put immediate pressure on those who...