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Ethical discourse in an age cognisant of perspective. Reflections on Derrida's 'The Laws of Reflection: Nelson Mandela, in Admiration'

Curkpatrick, Stephen (2001) Ethical discourse in an age cognisant of perspective. Reflections on Derrida's 'The Laws of Reflection: Nelson Mandela, in Admiration'. Sophia: International journal for philosophy of religion, metaphysical theology and ethics, 40 (1). pp. 81-100. ISSN 1468-9456

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    Abstract

    In Derrida's 'Laws of Reflection', Mandela is a metonym for an 'ethicity of ethics' that risks imaginative responsibility for an incalculable future, which, in the name of justice, calls into question any legal or ethical convention.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Ethics
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220305 Ethical Theory
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970118 Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
    Type of Activity: Applied Research
    Subject Area(s): A - Philosophy
    Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
    Depositing User: Dr Stephen J Curkpatrick
    Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2016 09:55
    Last Modified: 21 Nov 2016 09:55
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2194

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