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Joanna Bourke

, refrain from engaging in online political commentary, and choose not to maintain potentially lucrative or personally rewarding online presences.” 46 These are real harms, not virtual ones. Finally, Pinker’s employment of an evolutionary psychology model

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Ecaterina Lung

imperial secretary and governor of Constantinople and is best known for writing a History of the reign of Emperor Maurice that justified the deposing of the usurper Phokas by stressing his vicious character. John Malalas (c. 491–578) was a model for later

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Hegelianisms without Metaphysics?

David James, Bahareh Ebne Alian, and Jean Terrier

pursuit of the good life, which cannot. Instead, she advocates a model with three levels: (1) the general form of life of a collectivity, manifested in its culture and its political structure; (2) smaller organised forms of life, for instance the life of

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Teppo Eskelinen

, who faced no risks. The banks had changed their business model from traditional risk management to mere loan origination: they created new securities from ‘pools’ of outstanding loans (the process is called ‘securitisation’), and thus could keep some

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Pious Women in a “Den of Scorpions”

The Piety and Patronage of the Eleventh-Century Countesses of Brittany

Amy Livingstone

the wife of Count Geoffrey Grenonat, and Constance of Normandy (see Table 1 ). Following the model of Queen Esther from the Old Testament, each of these women helped their husbands and sons cultivate relationships with the church. 5 Table 1 Modeling

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African Dawn

Keïta Fodéba and the Imagining of National Culture in Guinea

Andrew W. M. Smith

years of tyranny. This disjuncture between his “aesthetics and politics” is, in the model of Gary Wilder, a function of pragmatic anticolonialism, “a warning against presumptively treating his political acts as self-evident or one-dimensional.” 8 Fodéba

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Revisiting the Menkiti-Gyekye Debate

Who Is a Radical Communitarian?

Motsamai Molefe

characterises an African moral thought. Secondly, I demonstrate that Menkiti actually does not necessarily deny nor reject rights per se; instead, he is proposing an alternative political model that prioritises duties/obligations for the sake of the common good

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Deliberation and Courts

The Role of the Judiciary in a Deliberative System

Donald Bello Hutt

level. As it happens, we can find systemic perspectives, for example, in the work of Habermas (1996) , particularly in his idea of a two-track model of democracy, as well as in Cohen’s (1997) . Yet, the perspective has gained distinctiveness by

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

’s argument does jibe with what many of us experience today. The historian in me, however, worries. His Eurocentrism raises a flag: he implies a single path into a peaceable modernity following the European model, leaving one to wonder about paths not taken

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

’, which encourage rational autonomy, self-directed, endogenous development models and tolerance for ethno-cultural diversity. Valery Ferim shares Ugwuanyi’s worry that Pan-African solidarity since the turn of the 20 th century has failed to prevent the