Category: Political Philosophy

By Carol Gilligan,David A. J. Richards

ISBN-10: 0521898986

ISBN-13: 9780521898980

ISBN-10: 1107672333

ISBN-13: 9781107672338

Why is the US back unjustly at battle? Why is its politics distorted through wedge matters like abortion and homosexual marriage? Why is anti-Semitism nonetheless so powerfully resurgent? Such contradictions inside of democracies come up from a patriarchal psychology nonetheless alive in our own and political lives in pressure with the equivalent voice that's the foundation of democracy. This ebook joins a mental method with a political-theoretical one who lines either this psychology (based on loss in intimate lifestyles) and resistance to it (based at the love of equals) to the Roman Republic and Empire and to 3 Latin masterpieces: Virgil's Aeneid, Apuleius's The Golden Ass, and Augustine's Confessions. moreover, this e-book explains many different points of our current scenario together with why hobbies of moral resistance are frequently observed by way of a releasing of sexuality and why we're witnessing an competitive fundamentalism at domestic and abroad.

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By Tama Weisman

ISBN-10: 0739184040

ISBN-13: 9780739184042

ISBN-10: 1498520987

ISBN-13: 9781498520980

Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx: On Totalitarianism and the culture of Western Political Thought is the 1st ebook to envision Hannah Arendt’s unpublished writings on Marx of their totality and because the unified undertaking Arendt initially meant. In 1952, after the book of The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt begun paintings at the undertaking “Totalitarian components in Marxism.” First conceived of as a significant other to The Origins of Totalitarianism, Arendt neither accomplished this venture, nor its next revision, “Marx and the culture of Western Political Thought.” Filling in lots of of the gaps in our figuring out of the trajectory of Arendt’s notion from the time she released Origins in 1948 to the book of The Human Condition in 1958, Tama Weisman strains and evaluates the improvement of Arendt’s proposal on Marx, how his notion should be used towards totalitarian ends, and his position within the culture of Western political proposal.

Although hugely severe of a lot of Arendt’s examining of Marx, Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx advances a persuasive critique of Marx implied yet by no means constructed in Arendt’s Marx venture. Drawing on numerous of Arendt’s extra persuasive criticisms of Marx together along with her assessment of the culture of Western political proposal, Weisman makes a compelling case for the cost that after Marx left philosophy to alter the area, he cleared the path for the lack of our experience of awe and beauty in philosophical, political, and worldly adventure.

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By Catherine H. Zuckert

ISBN-10: 0521185068

ISBN-13: 9780521185066

ISBN-10: 1107006228

ISBN-13: 9781107006225

This e-book demonstrates the wealthy variety and intensity of political philosophy within the 20th century. Catherine H. Zuckert has compiled a set of essays recounting the lives of political theorists, connecting every one biography with the theorist's existence paintings and explaining the importance of the contribution to fashionable political notion. The essays are geared up to spotlight the key political choices and ways. starting with essays on John Dewey, Carl Schmitt and Antonio Gramsci, representing the 3 major political choices – liberal, fascist and communist – at mid-century, the ebook proceeds to contemplate the lives and works of émigrés akin to Hannah Arendt, Eric Voegelin, and Leo Strauss, who introduced a continental viewpoint to the USA after global battle II. the second one 1/2 the gathering comprises essays on contemporary defenders of liberalism, akin to Friedrich Hayek, Isaiah Berlin and John Rawls and liberalism's many critics, together with Michel Foucault, Jürgen Habermas and Alasdair MacIntyre.

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By Alexandra Barahona De Brito,Carmen González Enríquez,Paloma Aguilar

ISBN-10: 0199240809

ISBN-13: 9780199240807

ISBN-10: 0199240906

ISBN-13: 9780199240906

some of the most very important political and moral matters confronted in the course of a political transition from authoritarian or totalitarian to democratic rule is how you can care for legacies of repression. This e-book explores the $64000 element of transitional politics, assessing how Portugal, Spain, the international locations of crucial and jap Europe and Germany after reunification, Russia, the Southern Cone of Latin the USA and vital the US, in addition to South Africa, have faced legacies of repression.

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By Richard Ned Lebow

ISBN-10: 1107027659

ISBN-13: 9781107027657

ISBN-10: 110767557X

ISBN-13: 9781107675575

we're a number of, fragmented, and altering selves who, however, think we've got targeted and constant identities. What bills for this phantasm? Why has the matter of id develop into so vital in post-war scholarship, fiction, and the media? Following Hegel, Richard Ned Lebow contends that the defining mental function of modernity is the strain among our reflexive and social selves. to handle this challenge Westerners have constructed 4 general techniques of identification development which are linked to 4 exact political orientations. Lebow develops his arguments via comparative research of old and glossy literary, philosophical, non secular, and musical texts. He asks how we'd come to phrases with the fragmented and illusionary nature of our identities and explores a few political and moral implications of doing so.

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By Carina van de Wetering

ISBN-10: 1137548614

ISBN-13: 9781137548610

This ebook uncovers how US-India kinfolk have replaced and intensified through the administrations of invoice Clinton, George Bush Jr., and Barack Obama. in the course of the chilly conflict, US-India family members have been frequently far away and risky as India ordinarily acquired cognizance now and then of grave foreign crises, yet from the overdue Nineteen Nineties onwards, the U.S. confirmed a extra sustained curiosity in India. How was once this shift attainable? whereas prior scholarship has desirous about the civilian nuclear deal as a turning element, this booklet offers another account for this modification by way of examining how India’s id has been developed in numerous phrases after the chilly struggle. It examines the underlying discourse and explains how this allows or constrains US international policymakers once they identify defense rules with India and enhance US-India relations.

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By Hans-Jörg Sigwart

ISBN-10: 1137482141

ISBN-13: 9781137482143

This publication translates Hannah Arendt’s paintings as a “wandering” form of political concept. targeting the sub-text of Arendt’s writings which questions “how to imagine” appropriately in political idea when categorically refraining from explicitly investigating meta-theoretical questions of epistemology and technique, the e-book characterizes her theorizing as an  oscillating circulation among the experiential positions of philosophy and politics, and by means of its exceptionally multi-contextual point of view. not like the “not of this global” angle of philosophy, the e-book argues that Arendt’s political idea is “of this world”. not like politics, it refrains from being “at domestic” in any specific a part of this global and in its place wanders among the a number of horizons of the various varied political worlds in time and house. The ebook explores how those decisive reasons of Arendt’s theoretical self-perception majorly impact her epistemological, methodological and normative body of reference and encourage her figuring out of significant suggestions, together with politics, judgment, figuring out, nature, and house.      

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By Andrey Makarychev,Alexandra Yatsyk

ISBN-10: 1783488328

ISBN-13: 9781783488322

Yuri Lotman (1922-1993) was once a in demand Russian highbrow and theorist. This booklet offers a brand new studying of his semiotic and philosophical legacy.

The authors examine Lotman's semiotics in a chain of temporal contexts, beginning with the pressure of Soviet-era ideologies, via to the post-Soviet de-politicization that - mockingly adequate - ended with the copy of Soviet-style hegemonic discourse within the Kremlin and eventually reignited politically divisive conflicts among Russia and Europe. The ebook demonstrates how Lotman's principles go disciplinary limitations and their relevance to many ecu theorists of cultural stories, discourse research and political philosophy. Lotman lived and labored in Estonia, which, even below Soviet rule, maintained its personal borderland id situated on the intersection of Russian and eu cultural flows. The authors argue that during this context Lotman’s theories are fairly revealing in terms of Russian-European interactions and communications, either traditionally and in a extra modern sense.

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By Siep Stuurman

ISBN-10: 0674971965

ISBN-13: 9780674971967

for a lot of background, strangers have been visible as barbarians, seldom as fellow humans. The suggestion of universal humanity needed to be invented. Drawing on worldwide thinkers, Siep Stuurman lines rules of equality and distinction throughout continents and civilizations, from antiquity to present-day debates approximately human rights and the “clash of civilizations.”

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By M. Risse

ISBN-10: 0230360726

ISBN-13: 9780230360723

ISBN-10: 0230360734

ISBN-13: 9780230360730

Risse takes a refreshingly diversified method of knowing the $64000 and topical debates within the topic throughout the lens of problems with worldwide succeed in similar to justice, human rights, reasonable alternate and immigration, concentrating on normative questions that come up approximately globalization.

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