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Enlightenment and emancipation: Reflections for critical accounting research

Jacobs, Kerry


Molisa (2011) offers a presentation of the work of Eckhart Tolle (1997, 2005) and a critique of critical and social accounting research, particularly the notion of emancipation. While taking issue with some of both Molisa (2011) and Tolle's (1997, 2005) arguments, I contend that their conclusions have some interesting implications. The religious traditions referenced by Tolle (1997, 2005) recognise a distinction between positive and negative theology. In effect our notions of what is real (and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Perspectives on Accounting
DOI: 10.1016/


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