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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...
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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
... 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 of taking apart...
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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 (2013) 21 (2): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 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 and sentiments, the political passions can nourish...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 11–37.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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 Horace in an aesthetic context." Another is that of referring...
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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...
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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 will say something...
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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 (2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 disagree with Cheah that one could, and indeed a few did...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 189–210.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of psychoanalysis? 4 At the outset, it is important to note that Lacan is fairly critical of traditional ethical theories and moral maxims, which so easily collapse into the regime of the moral law. Yet Lacan is appreciative of Kantian ethics, not because of how its universal laws might absolutize morality...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 231–246.
Published: 01 June 2017
...,” 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 systemic. The operative preposition for Anderson is within : she rejects...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 117–135.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 neoliber...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., 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 continue to profi t from...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of 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 human...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., but it also may be a rhetorical device that serves to elicit our hopes only to dash them decisively. This may be seen not only throughout Thus Spoke Zarathustra but also in other works such as The Genealogy of Morals (the other main work I focus on in this essay). At the beginning of the Second Essay...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 225–248.
Published: 01 December 2012
... their abstract monetary value; and a veiled theological critique of the Cartesian program that the wonders of the living organism, the creative evo- lution of life-forms, and the gift of man’s moral freedom could be understood in purely mechanical terms without reference to special vital forces...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 205–219.
Published: 01 June 2010
...—is now poised to respond afresh to central concerns of human life usually reserved for the liberal arts: consciousness, language, art, morality, love.6 Part of the allure of contemporary cognitive science is its prom- ise of a single complete theory of everything. “Consilience...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 105–116.
Published: 01 December 2004
... — figured sylleptically. One way to approach these questions of how we speak of the effectivity and agency of language is by way of an examination of Hegel's chapter on moral conscience in the Phenomenology of Spirit (1807). Hegel's chapter can be read, I...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 December 2013
... for Pascal. Pascal exemplifi es what Nietzsche will denounce as nihil- ism, that is, nihilism in the sense of a positing of religious and moral values in a denial of life, that is, the denial of this life in the hope of another life. Nietzsche declaims, “I do not read Pascal, I love him...