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While I would usually be inclined to agree with it, in context it appears at odds with Maloberti's supererogation argument for Samaritan rights.
He or she is unfailing in the pursuit of duty, and should the circumstances warrant is capable of acts of supererogation.
But it would be ungracious to criticize an editor for not carrying out what is, by any account, a work of supererogation.
Unless the obligatory duties are discharged, the supererogation will not be acknowledged" [Fatawa-e-Rizvia (1994), p.
The Sand Child), McNeece shows that his novel-as-enigma techniques, far from being futile exercises in metafictional supererogation, are "a way of avoiding the 'perilous' passage .
Chapter four is about supererogation, or "going beyond" what is required, whether qualitatively, by doing something one need not have done, or quantitatively, by doing more (for example, donating more) than is requisite.
One of the most intriguing essays is Brian Brock's, which analyzes how the concept of supererogation has fueled the belief that persons with disability are defective.
It is worth noting, however, that I used the notion of supererogation only in reference to the particular argumentative purpose of J.
John Foxe makes the axis of dispute particularly clear when he explains that the "Church of Rome" does not understand the meaning of the Crucifixion, "as may sensibly appeare by their doctrine and institutes, by their auricular confession and satisfaction for sinnes, by their dayly sacrifices, propitiatory Masses, trentals, and Purgatory, by merites of supererogation, inuocation of Saintes, the popes pardon, & dispensations.
According to Eiesland, "The Christian interpretation of disability has run the gamut from symbolizing sin to representing an occasion for supererogation.
Refusing to name horrors correctly--not calling genocide genocide, for example--is a strategy of evasion that becomes more difficult to mount if a clear commitment to international justice as equal regard attains a status akin to that now enjoyed by the right for a state to defend itself and, further, if the assumption is that the use of coercive force to interdict such violence--to stop its perpetrators--is a reasonable expectation rather than an act akin to moral supererogation.
Professor Barry's observations rest upon some serious confusion about the relationship between justice and supererogation.