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Contemporary “Structures” of Racism

A Sartrean Contribution to Resisting Racial Injustice

Justin I. Fugo

opposed to offering appeals or calls for action. Moral obligations are better understood as regulative ideals rather than absolute duties. Such an understanding admits to the dynamic process of morality, in which we need to appeal continually to others to

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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

aimed at . As soon as I avail myself of the opening market ‘Exit’ and go out through it, I am not using it in the absolute freedom of my personal projects […] I do not submit to the object itself when I use it as an ‘Exit’; I adapt myself to the human

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Paul Gyllenhammer

, the problem has to do with using others as objects or seeing them as nothing but things to use. Sartre’s concerns navigate in relatively familiar ethical waters, since he is putting a spotlight on the absolute injustice of this system of

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Ronald E. Santoni

to want an ‘absolute equivalence of our being with itself’ ( BN , 59) – the sure mark of bad faith for Sartre. Bad Faith, Sincerity, and Reflection. In my Bad Faith, Good Faith and Authenticity , I stewed considerably over Sartre's claim in

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Antipoverty Measures

The Potential for Shaming and Dignity Building through Delivery Interactions

Erika Gubrium and Sony Pellissery

, and Dignity Poverty is a concept that has been defined and measured in numerous ways. Broadly speaking, income level is used to describe poverty as “absolute” or “relative,” yet the definitions of these categories have also been a matter of debate (see

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Challenging the Absurd?

Sartre’s Article on Kafka and the Fantastic

Jo Bogaerts

an impossible endeavour. In his magnum opus, he describes the human situation as one in which the subject has absolute freedom, but only within a necessary and ‘unchosen’ context. Following his reading of Heidegger during the war, these unchosen

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David Schweikart

an approximation as far as ends are concerned and, so that the approximation should become more and more accurately defined, it would allow absolute freedom of speech.” 9 In his reply to Camus, Sartre offers is an analysis—an unsparing one—of Camus

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Noel N. Sauer

to found itself gave itself the modification of the for-itself.’ Nevertheless, metaphysics should attempt to establish the nature and meaning of the articulation of Being-in-itself and the absolute event of the upsurge of the for-itself” (680). Sartre

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What Would I Do with Lacan Today?

Thoughts on Sartre, Lacan, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Betty Cannon

illusory safety.” 65 It may be natural to long for certainty and absolute safety to protect our love, but the truth is that we cannot have them and opting for the illusion of safety creates boredom and stagnation. Mitchell thinks that this illusion is

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Concluding Remarks

A “Social Quality Observatory” for Central and Eastern European Countries?

Laurent J. G. van der Maesen

is not only because of the economic inequality, but also because the absolute majority of the population of Slovakia is convinced that oligarchs and financial groups have a strong control over the government, undermining “freedom, equality and