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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


Wild Materialism: The Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic

Jacques Lezra

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232352
eISBN:
9780823235889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232352.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book speaks to three related questions in contemporary political philosophy. How, if different social interests and demands are constitutively antagonistic, can social unity ... More


Materia in the Critique of Autonomy

Jacques Lezra

in Wild Materialism: The Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232352
eISBN:
9780823235889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232352.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter studies the way that the Idealist philosophical tradition imagines the emergence of philosophical concepts. It discusses the work of Louis Althusser, for whom the ... More


Conclusion: The Frail Empire and the Commodity's Embrace

Brett Levinson

in Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the embrace of community, dealing largely with the views of Althusser, Lacan, and Butler. It begins with Althusser's concept of “interpellation”, which he adapts from Lacan. ... More


If It Goes without Saying: Notes toward the Investigation of the Ideological State Apparatus

Brett Levinson

in Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (ISA): Notes towards an Investigation”, the Louis Althusser text that has most influenced the post-1980 North American and British ... More


Shock and Awe

Bonnie Mann

in Sovereign Masculinity: Gender Lessons from the War on Terror

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981649
eISBN:
9780199355020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981649.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this chapter the world-historic transfer of public monies into private hands that occurred during the War on Terror is discussed in relation to sovereign masculinity. Naomi Klein’s view of ... More


Introduction: Setting the Stain

J. Reid Miller

in Stain Removal: Ethics and Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280970
eISBN:
9780190280994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280970.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

At issue is whether an ethics of race is possible insofar as race is not an object that precedes evaluation but is itself evaluative. Ethics and race are commonly understood thereby to have the same ... More


Criminal Suspicions

J. Reid Miller

in Stain Removal: Ethics and Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280970
eISBN:
9780190280994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280970.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 5 contends that while the logic of the “curse” lacks explanatory value today our “modern” bodies have remained sites of ethical inheritance in ways we hardly recognize but which are no less ... More


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