Tag Archives: Elizabeth Anscombe

The limits of our moral sentiments

John Zmirak, in his review of Gimme Shelter, hits a bit of a personal note: I wanted to look away.  I wanted to “pause” this film and go order a Tanqueray and tonic. I had too much in common, I … Continue reading

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Absolutely disagreeable

Broken Whole: These days, department events and grad student cook-outs are an extended exercise in “I’m okay, you’re okay” collegiality in which our differences remain as muted as possible. At a recent one, one student—after complaining that many contemporary poems … Continue reading

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