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Is there an ethics of place

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Malpas, Jeff, Is there an ethics of place, Localities, 2, (November) pp. 7-31. ISSN 2234-5663 (2012) [Refereed Article]

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Abstract

Although place is an increasingly important notion in much of contemporary theorizing across humanities, social sciences, and the arts, there is also a persistent tendency to think place in ways that see it as inevitably given over to a problematic ethics and regressive politics. Such a way of thinking place nevertheless misconstrues the nature and the necessity of place, as well as the nature of the ethical and the political. This essay suggests some reasons why this may be so, and briefly sketches the direction in which a genuine ethics of place may be found.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:Philosophy
Research Field:Hermeneutic and Critical Theory
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Author:Malpas, Jeff (Professor Jeff Malpas)
ID Code:83146
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Philosophy
Deposited On:2013-03-04
Last Modified:2013-08-26
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