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On loneliness and the value of slow reflection

Karin van Marle

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 30, No 2 (2009), 4 pages. doi: 10.4102/ve.v30i2.338

Submitted: 03 November 2009
Published:  16 December 2009


In this article, the author considers the relationship of law, morality and reconciliation. Intrigued by the political and ethical stances taken by Arendt and McCarthy, the author supports notions of detachment, slowness and social reconciliation concerning contemporary political and ethical questions.

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Karin van Marle, University of Pretoria, South Africa


reconciliation; slowness; common sense; Arendt; transformation


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