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On loneliness and the value of slow reflection

Karin van Marle
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 30, No 2 | a338 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v30i2.338 | © 2009 Karin van Marle | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 November 2009 | Published: 16 December 2009

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Karin van Marle, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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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.


reconciliation; slowness; common sense; Arendt; transformation


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