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Research Publications

The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Ou...

1 January 2020

In: ETHICS, 130 (2), pp. 250-255, 2020, ISSN: 0...

Women, Work, and Power: Envisaging the Radical ...

3 October 2019

In: APA Newsletter, 19 (1), pp. 29-36, 2019.

Social Dimensions of Responsibility

1 October 2019


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Reconciling Feminism and Islam
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  • From Philosophical Investigations
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophy unravels the knots in our thinking; hence its results must be simple, but its activity is as complicated as the knots that it unravels ”

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