Paper Review: “Global Care Ethics: Beyond Distribution, Beyond Justice”

Introduction The article “Global Care Ethics: Beyond Distribution, Beyond Justice,” published in the Journal of Global Ethics (2013), by Fiona Robinson, sets out to critique theories of distributive justice and the workings of hegemonic masculinities, and replace it with an ethics of care approach which would actually work towards diminishing unequal power relations between individuals […]

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“Definitely Male [-centric]”: The Shifting Images of Women in Indian Advertisements

Advertising has seen tremendous changes even over the last decade. Advertisements tend to co-opt whatever is the new cool trend to market their products. For instance ads like the My Choice campaign, #ShareTheLoad, beauty products for dark-skinned women, and so on (discussed later) talk about women’s agency, sharing domestic responsibilities and taking pride in being […]

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I wish I could just string up some words and they would make perfect sense But little do they know, they come after fallacies   Some fallacies here           others there I cut and paste from memory of dictionary   I found no syntax and it was far from punctuation With […]

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Family Gatherings in India

Indian families know how to stick together and they would go to lengths to make sure nobody dare accuse them of being anti-social. They’re social from level 1: which would be talking to people outside their houses for hours in night suits, to level max: travelling 700 kms to some hill station with their entire […]

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Heraclitus’s Theory of Opposites

B48: the bow’s name: life; its work, death B80: One must know that war is universal, justice strife, and everything happens by Strife and necessity.   Heraclitus, famously called the ‘riddler’ and ‘the obscure’ lived in 500 BC. His surviving fragments prove to be difficult to understand because, as his nickname suggests, they are highly […]

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