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Title: Journeys of the self: everyday and the question of ethics
Other Titles: SOCIAL TRENDS, Vol.4, 31 March 2017, p 01-15
Authors: Roy, Pinaki
Keywords: Ethical crises
Physical journey
Everyday life
Issue Date: 31-Mar-2017
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: In this paper, I talk about my journeys, along different routes, at different points or moments in life. Journey here is conceived of in dual sense. I speak of physical journeys – journeys which transport us from one spatial and temporal locale to another and simultaneously invoke the conception of life as a journey. We encounter moments of ethical crises, both in the physical journeys and in the journey called life. Ethical living and ethical action, the universal prescriptions guiding them and the particular contexts and modes of ethical articulation are significant aspects of our everyday life. It is in the context of the everyday that we negotiate these moments of ethical crises. This paper is composed of such moments from my own life, from my own journeys.
ISSN: 2348-6538
Appears in Collections:Vol. 4 (March 2017)

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