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This paper presents sociological and philosophical investigations on the nature of violence and civility. The purpose of this research is to address and locate violence and civility in the context of September 11th terrorism in America. The paper intends to define the meaning of this event and to demonstrate the implications of the research for the theory and practice of transformative adult education.

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On the Problems of Violence and Civility: Rethinking Transformative Powers of Adult Education

This paper presents sociological and philosophical investigations on the nature of violence and civility. The purpose of this research is to address and locate violence and civility in the context of September 11th terrorism in America. The paper intends to define the meaning of this event and to demonstrate the implications of the research for the theory and practice of transformative adult education.