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  1. Erik Claes (forthcoming). Civic Meaningfulness ‘Revisited’: A Final Reply to Honohan and Dekker. Foundations of Science:1-4.
    This final reply responds to Honohan’s invitation to articulate the Arendtian tone of the key-note paper. It spells out the philosophical intuition that the political life of citizens, at least potentially, is capable of making visible what makes human life worthwhile and fully meaningful, and the philosophical curiosity to see whether traces of this deep political awareness can be retrieved in dialogues with volunteers. In response to Dekker’s critical doubts, this final reply clarifies the central stakes of Claes’s paper. The (...)
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  2. Erik Claes (forthcoming). Civic Meaningfulness: The Political Dimension—A Reply to Lena Dominelli. Foundations of Science:1-4.
    This article argues, firstly, that voluntary civic practices are not doomed to fall prey to a Big Society rhetoric and a cynical politics of cuts in social spending. It all depends on how these civic practices are promoted and what kind of civic discourse is communicated through the channels of social media and public opinion. Secondly, the author highlights the political importance of connecting meaningfulness with citizenship.
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  3. Erik Claes & Nicole Note (forthcoming). Introduction. Meaningfulness, Volunteers, Citizenship. Foundations of Science:1-15.
    This introductory article starts by describing the genesis of this special issue and the interconnection of its topics. The editors offer a variety of reading entries into the key-note articles and responses. The article reconstructs the research interests underpinning the idea of integrating meaningfulness, volunteers and citizenship. It highlights the explicit interdisciplinary design of the special issue, and shows how the key-note authors, and their respondents, weave connections between meaningfulness, volunteering and citizenship. And, finally, the editors bring the background understandings (...)
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  4. Erik Claes (2006). Discussion (A) Deconstruction, Criminalisation and the Criminal Law: A Reply to Pavlich's 'The Lore of Criminal Accusation'. Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (1):99-105.
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