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Norwid’s Critique of Conspiratorial Reason Christian Zehnder* Keywords Cyprian Norwid; Polish Romanticism; conspiracy; transparency; Prophetic Prag- matism Critical remarks on conspiracy are ubiquitous in the writings of the Polish late Romantic Cyprian Norwid (1821–1883). An inquiry into this network of re- marks, both discursive and poetic, could commence, in a way, from any point. I suggest entering it through a literary text, Quidam (1862), to then consider, in various nineteenth-century contexts and with a flexible conceptual framework

“Who Obser ves Religions?” Negotiating Faith, Reason and the Idea of Humanism in an “Era of Terrorism” Georg Essen 1. A Clash of Cultures and the Ambivalence of Religion For just a brief while people in the Western hemisphere could bask in a pleasant glow, believing they had reached the “end of history” because of the success of liberal democracy and the free market economy. But appearances were deceptive. Today the intellectual debate is dominated, not by Francis Fukuyama’s thesis of the end of history, but by Samuel Huntington’s prognosis that a clash

Wisdom versus Frailty in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Voices and Doris Lessing’s “The Reason for It” Maricel Oró-Piqueras Doris Lessing (1919) and Ursula K. Le Guin (1929) are contemporary women writers who are well-known for their extended careers. Despite their different backgrounds – Doris Lessing was born in Rhodesia and has lived most of her adult life in London, whereas Ursula K. Le Guin lives in the United States, in Portland – both writers share an acute interest in understanding and analyzing the society around them through their narratives. Both are

“There’s a reason we’re here” Per formative Autobiographics and Age Identity in Per former- Created Intergenerational Theatre Sally Chivers, David Barnet, Jacquie Eales, and Janet Fast We’re here because we’re NOT invisible. (“Am I Invisible?”) INTRODUCTION This paper emerges from a large collaborative research project, “Health and Creative Aging: Theatre as a Pathway to Healthy Aging,” that works with an intergenerational theatre company in Edmonton, Alberta to study the poten- tial for participation in seniors theatre to contribute positively to health

› things that people don’t need to have but that – for some reason – would be a good idea to give them.‹1 Discussions on drawing the line between art and advertising BERNADETTE COLLENBERG-PLOTNIKOV 1. ART, ADVERTISING, AND ART HISTORY Were you to ask the much quoted common man – or even the less often quoted common woman – about the relation between art and advertising, you might encounter reactions of perplexity more often than not. What could, let‹s say, the Mona Lisa possibly have to do with the recommenda- tion of mundane things such as

Ethnographic Approximations
Zum Verhältnis von Demokratie und Poststrukturalismus
Reflexionen zum ›public turn‹ in der Religionspädagogik
Immanuel Kants Denken der Zweckmässigkeit und die koloniale Episteme
Über den Zusammenhang von Selbstkritik und Selbstbestimmung im Anschluss an McDowell, Hegel und Heidegger