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 Resistance and Responsibility

Ann E. Cudd

in Analyzing Oppression

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses strategies to resist oppression. It argues that resistance to oppression is possible and morally required, and demonstrates that for virtually all different forms of oppression ... More


Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Simone Bignall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book opens up a new direction for postcolonial studies by creating concepts of agency, resistance and transformation that allow positive roles for desire and difference in the development of ... More


Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward the Dejustification of Violence

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251353
eISBN:
9780823252893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251353.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Dimitris Vardoulakis asks how it is possible to think of a politics that is not commensurate with sovereignty. For such a politics, he argues, sovereignty is defined not in terms of the exception but ... More


The Political Subject

Yves Charles Zarka

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter shows that a different relationship between the individual and power can be outlined based on a reinterpretation of the right of resistance. This outline is that of a figure of the ... More


The Argument for Philosophy

James L. Kastely

in The Rhetoric of Plato'S Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278629
eISBN:
9780226278766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278766.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The issue of the authority of philosophy with non-philosophers is directly raised by Socrates’s radical proposal that the Kallipolis is possible only if there are philosopher-kings who would rule the ... More


Conclusion

Benjamin Noys

in The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The conclusion tries to sketch in more detail what a politics and theory of relational negativity might consist of. It does so by turning to a politics of abstraction, which accepts the necessity of ... More


Postcolonial Appropriations

Simone Bignall

in Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 2 argues that postcolonial theory remains seduced by a dialectical view of history. In so doing, postcolonial theory remains tied to an imperial philosophy of difference. The association of ... More


The Watershed of Modern Politics

Francis Oakley

in The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter charts the emergence of theories of rightful resistance to tyrannical rulers among Calvinists and Catholics in the sixteenth century. More specifically, it examines the persistence of ... More


Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory

David Lyons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662555
eISBN:
9780191754272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662555.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

These essays challenge both theorists and citizens to confront grave injustices committed by their country. That calls on Americans to take a fresh look at their nation’s beginnings, including the ... More


Epilog: From Politics to Philosophy 1

David Lyons

in Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662555
eISBN:
9780191754272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662555.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

These essays challenge theorists and citizens to confront grave injustices committed by their country. They call on Americans to take a fresh look at their nation’s beginnings, such as why those who ... More


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