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 Renewing the Anarchist Tradition 2 
 
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 Todd May
 Michael Caplan  
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A discussion about ethics, seeking a middle ground between relativism and religious absolutism, for an ethics that supports political criticism.
Producer: Michael Caplan ise@social-ecology.org
Uploaded by: George King georgekingiv@yahoo.com
In developing an anarchist ethics, people often vacillate between an absolutist view of ethics that seems more religious in character and a relativism that seems to allow for no real critique. What this session seeks to do is articulate a way of thinking about ethics that while not based in some religious absolute, still provides the resources for political criticism. This presentation will offer a proposal about how to do this, but will leave plenty of time for discussion and examination.

This talk was presented at the third Renewing the Anarchist Tradition conference, at the Institute for Social Ecology, August 2001.

For further information on the conference, please visit http://www.homemadejam.org/renew/archive/archive.html

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