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Ethical Exchanges in Translation, Adaptation and Dramaturgy examines compelling ethical issues that concern practitioners and scholars in the fields of translation, adaptation and dramaturgy. Its 11 essays, written by academic theorists as well as scholar-practitioners, represent a rich diversity of philosophies and perspectives, and reflect a broad international frame of reference: Asia, Europe, North America, and Australasia. They also traverse a wide range of theatrical forms: classic and contemporary playwrights from Shakespeare to Ibsen, immersive and interactive theatre, verbatim theatre, devised and community theatre, and postdramatic theatre.
In examining the ethics of specific artistic practices, the book highlights the significant continuities between translation, adaptation, and dramaturgy; it considers the ethics of spectatorship; and it identifies the tightly interwoven relationship between ethics and politics.

Author: Gordon B. Mower

tradition beginning with Hugo Grotius that establishes a right to property. Locke is not the first in this tradition, but he is the most preeminent. 9 In this discussion, I follow the natural law approach to understanding rights as manifestations of reason with the adaptation by Grotius that they

In: Culture and Dialogue

paideia among the Romans when he adapted and translated the idea of paideia with the Latin word humanitas . 11 It should be noted that the idea of humanitas is an adaptation or development of paideia , and the Greek language does not have a single word that could completely capture what humanitas

In: Culture and Dialogue
Author: Jana S. Rošker

the crisis of this outdated system in the assimilation and adaptation of certain aspects of Western thought, were forced to radically rethink their acritical idealization of the “European way” after the catastrophe of WWI and the widespread economic and axiological crisis that followed. The

In: Culture and Dialogue
Authors: Sarah Flavel and Brad Hall

the people. Sigurdsson argues that in early Confucianism, “In order to be truly successful, the individual, after having matured, also needs to have developed and be able to apply critical and creative powers to facilitate the continuous adaptation of tradition to the circumstances and direction of

In: Culture and Dialogue

past, and is available to all who are willing to ‘work at the roots’. In this way, the virtues that Confucius taught were not original to him, but represented his adaptations of existing cultural ideals, to which he continually returned in order to clarify their proper expressions in different

In: Culture and Dialogue

(1997) to conclude that, whatever the middle part of our story turns out to be, it will be a chronicle of intellectual adaptation, of increasingly sophisticated ways of solving the gritty problems of life. Pinker’s conclusions are echoed by others. Many stories about the so-called great leap forward

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture
In: Tracing Behind the Image
Author: Yvonne Greene

says that you and most of your choices/actions are driven by the unconscious it is ironic that scientists deride astrology as both seem to share this deterministic viewpoint. However, Rupert Sheldrake asks: “If consciousness does nothing, why has it evolved as an evolutionary adaptation?” 6 According

In: Culture and Dialogue

Turk a new source of inexpensive, yet high-quality, data? . Perspectives on Psychological Science , 6 , 3 – 5 . Cutrona , C. E. , & Russell , D. ( 1987 ). The provisions of social relationships and adaptation to stress . In W. H. Jones & D. Perlman (Eds.), Advances in personal

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture