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Ethics and Government Setting Limits to Critique

to Critique Manas Ray Should the humanities remain locked up within a romantic ethical conception of critique or should the humanities start renegotiating some of the renaissance ideals (without discarding the romantic framework)? Should the humanities act as a bourgeois bastion by laying the grounds for massive introspection or should the humanities (as a gesture of response to the collapse of the giant 19th century social models) prepare its participants for specific targets and specific engagements? Both have their positive sides and their limits and if the i wo are not put together we do not become politically able. A commitment to the changing shape of the thinkable calls for locating poten- tial transformations inscribed in what is actually existing.

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