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Haleh Liza Gafori

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A poem by Haleh Liza Gafori that criticizes the language of the so-called War on Teror.


Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Hent de Vries and Nils Schott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One can love and not forgive or out of love decide not to forgive. Or one can forgive but not love, or choose to forgive but not love the ones forgiven. Love and forgiveness follow parallel and ... More


Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Jill Stauffer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical loneliness is the experience of being abandoned by humanity, compounded by the cruelty of wrongs not being heard. It is the result of multiple lapses on the part of human beings and political ... More


What Love Knows

Jean-Luc Marion

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Conceiving of love phenomenologically as an “erotic reduction,” Marion argues that love, far from being a passion, is a point of view, a gift that always comes first and operates a profound ... More


Revenge, Forgiveness, and Love

Regina M. Schwartz

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Schwartz argues that Shakespeare’s plays suggest forgiveness as an alternative to revenge (which is incapable of redressing wrongs) that is tied to recognition and the (re)discovery of love.


Looking Evil in the Eye/I: The Interminable Work of Forgiveness

Orna Ophir

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Picking up on the work of Melanie Klein and her followers, Ophir urges us to understand both love and forgiveness as life-long processes that can break the vicious cycle of violence and ... More


Beyond Right and Wrong: An Exploration of Justice and Forgiveness

Albert Mason

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Mason develops a comprehensive psychoanalytical notion of forgiveness that sees it not only as fundamental to the relationship of the analyst to the patient but of the relationships all of us ... More


To Forgive: The Unforgivable and the Imprescriptible

Jacques Derrida

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Derrida’s reflections are centrally concerned with questioning the (im)morality of forgiveness, the fear that forgiving may lead to forgetting, the reciprocity of forgiveness asked for and ... More


Revision

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Shows how revision—living the meaning of the past in the present moment in different ways—is possible and why it relies not only the will of one person but on a large number of human beings taking ... More


Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position ... More


Slavoj Žižek in Ramallah: Back to the Trauma Zone

Merav Yudilovith

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the world premiere of Udi Aloni's film, Forgiveness, in Ramallah. The screening of Forgiveness was attended by intellectuals as well as Palestinian artists and filmmakers such ... More


“I will tremble the underground”: On the Film Forgiveness

Slavoj Žižek

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Udi Aloni's film Forgiveness and its critique of Zionism in an unconditional fidelity to the Jewish tradition. Aloni challenges the ruling liberal attitude by addressing ... More


Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Jus Post Bellum

Andrew Rigby

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until recently, just war theory has rarely, if ever, engaged with questions about what practices might be required to build the just peace for which a just war should have been waged. Most of the ... More


Foodways

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter considers food along the Guiannée’s journey on New Year’s Eve. Traditionally, food was offered during the carnival time to nourish the community, including the indigent, during the ... More


Forgiveness and the Rat Man: Kierkegaard, ‘Narrative Unity’ and ‘Wholeheartedness’ Revisited

John Lippitt

in Narrative, Identity and the Kierkegaardian Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694433
eISBN:
9781474412452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694433.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

As Kierkegaardian narrativists such as John J. Davenport have revised and expanded upon their positions, the gap between them and narratosceptics has narrowed significantly. Despite this narrowing, ... More


The Morality of Law: The Case against Deportation of Settled Immigrants

Doris Marie Provine

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

There is no internationally recognized right to reside in the nation of one’s choice, but there are strong arguments for accepting the fact of non-citizen residence as grounds for some of the rights ... More


[Untitled]: “Samoans Will Forgive, but Never Forget”

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This summation of Ta’isi’s life evokes his own words to capture the ways Ta’isi and the history he shaped have been remembered and forgotten. As well as outlining the aftermath of his death, the ... More


The Poisoned Gift of Forgiveness(Jane Eyre)

Henry Staten

in Spirit Becomes Matter: The Brontes, George Eliot, Nietzsche

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748694587
eISBN:
9781474400916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694587.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Jane Eyre focuses from the outset on the conflict between a “pagan” principle of ethical vengeance (exemplified in Jane’s early outburst against her aunt), and the Christian principle of forgiveness ... More


Conceptualizing Forgiveness in the Face of Historical Trauma

Carmen Goman and Douglas Kelley

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

A common response to transgression is confusion regarding the hows and whys of forgiveness. Holocaust survivor, Simon Wiesenthal, in his classic book The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of ... More


Justice beyond Hatred

Andrew A. G. Ross

in Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter turns to the emotional politics of justice, reconciliation, and social repair. With an empirical focus on Rwanda and, to a lesser extent, South Africa, the chapter treats juridical and ... More


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