She wondered why past government decided to ethicize
her father's struggle and feigned its significance to the positions they occupied.
Trying to solve the problem of style in Indian music, George Herzog, for example, suggests that "we have to consider the current notions of tribal or national styles as integrated, homogeneous pictures which tend after due time to assimilate new additions to their background, maintaining and restoring their 'original' integrity." (22) Cultural adaptationism would ethicize
methodology while extolling societal musical identities.
Now, lest I seem overwhelmingly (and unrealistically) optimistic about the potential for postcolonial pedagogy to facilitate "debate, reflection, action, and moral-political transformation" (Benhabib 1992, 113) in the public arena, let me say a few words here both about the institutional and hegemonic constraints that have been impeding our ability to ethicize the classroom, and, more generally, about some of the factors that, in my mind, have necessitated the re-emergence of ethically-valenced models of inquiry in the context of pedagogy and critical practice in literary studies.
I'm thinking here not only of the need to teach texts from cultures other than our own (though this too is certainly important, as I'll suggest in a moment), but also, in light of the arguments I've cited from Robbins, Pratt, and Radhakrishnan, of how, more broadly, the goals and the tools of analysis of postcolonial pedagogy can ethicize and humanize all of us, whether or not we even "do" world literature.
His attempt to ethicize
the ideology of liturgical donation is significant because Demetrius of Phaleron seems to have abolished the choregic liturgy, and perhaps other liturgies as well; see Wehrli, Frag.
As Ana Blandiana reminds us, writing has impacted the political scene long before the December 1989 events: its role has been to counterbalance the pressures of dictatorial power, to humanize and ethicize
politics, and to provide the driving force in the process of sociocultural modernization (8).
Whereas faith must postulate some form of divine providence to assure that efficacy, Estes maintains (correctly, I would argue) that Fichte ethicizes
or secularizes that traditional theological principle.