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“I Like When They Stay Standing Up”: Embodied Ethics, Part 1

 by Donovan Schaefer Embodied ethics is a heading to explore case studies in which the traditional liberal view of ethics as a set of choices made by rational, autonomous agents seems to be blurred or disrupted.  Furthermore, embodied ethics may … Continue reading

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Religion across Boundaries: An Interview with Dawne McCance

I interviewed Dawne McCance in fall of 2011 about her book, Derrida on Religion: Thinker of Differance (Equinox Publishing, 2008).  She suggested several avenues for connecting Derrida’s work to contemporary conversations going on now in the humanities around disciplinarity, religion, … Continue reading

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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind

By Matt Sheedy Jonathan Haidt’s, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, (2012) offers is a wide-ranging study that blends elements of philosophy and politics, with arguments from his own field of moral, cultural, and … Continue reading

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Žižek’s (atheist) theology, IJŽS, arbitrarily grounded ethics

The International Journal of Žižek Studies has a new edition on Žižek’s (atheist) theology, guest edited by Marcus Pound: Vol 4, No 4 (2010). Jayne Svenungsson’s article caught my attention. She begins by rightly noting the tendency of Badiou and Žižek … Continue reading

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