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Ugly Feelings of Greed

The Misuse of Friendship in Working-Class Amman

Susan MacDougall

reflection has been a cornerstone of the anthropology of ethics since its earliest articulations ( Laidlaw 2002 ). Reflection can take many forms: moments of ‘breakdown’, when a person finds herself in a situation where the different moralities that she

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Maureen Mulligan

women for whom writing was as much a political as an aesthetic vehicle” ( Kershaw and Kimyongür 2007: 15 ). Debbie Lisle discusses the issue of the ethics of travel writing with reference to critical geography and historiography: travel writing is a

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Making Multitemporality with Houses

Time Trickery, Ethical Practice and Energy Demand in Postcolonial Britain

Roxana Moroşanu

anthropology of ethics ( Faubion 2011 ; Laidlaw 2014 ) can be used to argue for a temporal orientation towards the future. For Foucault, ethical analysis is a practice of freedom and a mode of reflexive self-formation. As Faubion remarks, Foucault’s approach

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Tax Beyond the Social Contract

Nicolette Makovicky and Robin Smith

issues of citizenship, ethics, and redistributive justice. They additionally introduce entirely new considerations to the study of taxes: issues of cultural memory, gender, migration, and religion, and questions of value, commensurability, and form

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Tricking Time, Overthrowing a Regime

Reining in the Future in the Yemeni Youth Revolution

Ross Porter

Lambek terms ordinary ethics, consisting of ‘all activities that do not pursue an end and leave no work behind, but exhaust their full meaning in the performance itself’ ( Lambek 2010: 3 , quoting Arendt 1998: 206 ). This, states Lambek, is ‘life lived

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Ronald E. Santoni

Joseph S. Catalano’s most recent book on Sartre, Good Faith and Other Essays,1 is an important work. The fact that Part Two of this book – amounting to just over half of its extent – consists of essays that have appeared previously in journals does not undermine its significance and worthiness. For, viewed together, the essays in this part represent both some needed contemporary refinements of Sartre’s tantalising concept of bad faith and pioneering philosophical explorations of Sartre’s notions of good faith and authenticity. Ready access to them under a single cover increases the chance of their being read, and serves Sartrean scholarship. As background material, they here supplement Part One, Catalano’s brand new, masterfully honed, ‘A Sketch of a Sartrean Ethics’, which is ‘must’ reading for anyone pursuing the implications of an ‘integral’ Sartre for an ‘integral humanity’.

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Ravi K. Raman

Through a case study of an anti-cola struggle in a south Indian village, this paper promotes the conceptual treatment of subaltern cosmopolitanism in the contemporary context of anticorporate social movements. In this situation the multiple issues raised by a local movement, such as livelihood, sustainability, and human rights, sensitize each of the new social agencies involved, within and outside the borders of the local state, and help forge a solidarity network across borders with their universally relevant concerns of environmental ethics and livelihood rights. It is further suggested that it is precisely the new politics of ecology and culture articulated by the subalterns that constructs an enduring and viable future for social movements.

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David Hawkes

financial and the linguistic were homologous examples, and on which Derrida bestowed the general term ‘writing’. On this basis, the post-structuralist followers of Derrida constructed an ethics of performativity, whose radical implications were announced by

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The Past as a Foreign Country

Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Pinker’s “Prehistoric Anarchy”

Linda Fibiger

, “The Vermillion Accord,” (accessed 20 November 2017). 6 Pinker, Better Angels , xxiv. 7 Chris Scarre, ed., The Human Past: World Prehistory and the Development of Human Societies , 2nd ed. (London: Thames

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Victor Jeleniewski Seidler

vision of virtue ethics. It is alive to the notion that we can be cut off from ourselves and so have little access to our hearts. In this way it involves a certain vision of human growth and development that involves memory as a means of redemption. We do