It is not only the orientation toward others, but the break and interruption within the self as self-limitation
and retraction that grounds ethical selfhood.
This article is taken from portions of Richard Heinberg's Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World (2004), New Society Publishers, Chapter 3, The Path of Self-Limitation
, Cooperation, and Sharing.
For those who wish to retain divine omnipotence (or more of it than process theologians often do, at least), the claim of God's self-limitation
Mahoney suggests that Solzhenitsyn found a prudential middle ground between the extremes of right (nationalist) and left (individualist) dogmatism in spiritually derived moral principles of self-limitation
and repentance (158).
If Ukrainians seek an accommodation with Moscow, it must be their desire for self-limitation
, not a policy imposed by Washington or Berlin.
It is here that the importance of the project of Self-Limitation
of Needs--the rejection of an economy of productivism and growth--becomes highlighted as a principle of political organization.
The talk, based on his book, will feature insights and techniques to break out of fear and self-limitation
She summarizes Peacocke's theology of God, focusing especially on God's self-limitation
with respect to both omnipotence and omniscience and to God's vulnerability and "creative suffering.
gives psychoanalysis its only chance as a science.
Whether by accident or design, they have fulfilled Niebuhr's imperative: to consider carefully America's power and the need for the self-limitation
of that power.
We are to practice a voluntary self-limitation
in our consumption of food and natural resources," he said.
It is better to let them be free because "freedom, in the sense of purposive self-limitation
, is .