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Second Nature: Rethinking the Natural through Politics

Crina Archer, Laura Ephraim, and Lida Maxwell (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251414
eISBN:
9780823252923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251414.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This collection of essays by both eminent and emerging scholars engages interlocutors from Machiavelli to Arendt. Individually, these essays contribute compelling readings of important political ... More


Practical Applications

S. Adam Seagrave

in The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123431
eISBN:
9780226123578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123578.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter begins an application of the account of natural morality provided in preceding chapters to issues of contemporary political relevance, including universal health care, same-sex marriage ... More


Burning the Dead and the Ways of Nature

Thomas Laqueur

in Second Nature: Rethinking the Natural through Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251414
eISBN:
9780823252923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251414.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this chapter, Thomas Laqueur examines the beginnings of the cremation movement in late 19th century Britain. Laqueur shows that while the cremationists challenged cultural attachments to the rites ... More


Corpses for Kilowatts?: Mourning, Justice, Burial, and the Ends of Humanism

Bonnie Honig

in Second Nature: Rethinking the Natural through Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251414
eISBN:
9780823252923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251414.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this essay, Bonnie Honig asks whether our responses to death might rework, rather than re-suture or remove us from, the humanist symbolic order that death calls into question. She pursues this ... More


Death-State Citizenship

Eugene W. Holland

in Nomad Citizenship: Free-Market Communism and the Slow-Motion General Strike

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666126
eISBN:
9781452946627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666126.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the concept of Death-State citizenship as derived from both volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Deleuze and Guattari). In the first book, Anti-Oedipus, analysis of the ... More


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