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Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Grégoire Chamayou

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Touching on issues of power, authority, and domination, this book takes an in-depth look at the hunting of humans in the West, from ancient Sparta, through the Middle Ages, to the modern practices of ... More


The Hunting Pack and Lynching

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers situations in which, independent of the impetus provided by a central power, a pack sometimes assembles in spite of itself, sometimes even against itself, for a manhunt. For ... More


Hunting Foreigners

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the hunting of foreigners. It argues that the hunt for foreigners is a hunt for foreign workers. Xenophobic hunts arise from competition for wages. Their logic involves ... More


Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Richard Sorabji

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gandhi was a philosopher and understanding his philosophy helps with re-assessing the consistency of his positions and life. He was less influenced by the Stoics than by Socrates, Christ, Christian ... More


Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity

Sonia Kruks

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195381443
eISBN:
9780199979165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381443.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Simone de Beauvoir is best known as the author of The Second Sex, but she was also the author of a vast array of other political and philosophical writings. Together, these provide a major ... More


Nonviolence as universal love: origins and Gandhi’s supplements to Tolstoy—dilemmas,successes, and failures

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gandhi was converted to non-violence by Tolstoy's Christian conception of it as love for all. He valued it, whether used in resistance, or not. Supplementing Tolstoy, he selected resisters who could ... More


From universal love to human rights?

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Stoics moved from the naturalness of love for all to the novel and important conclusion that justice was owed to all. Gandhi connected universal love instead with non-violence. Neither Gandhi nor ... More


The Cannibal Within: White Men and the Embodiment of Evolutionary Time

Jeffrey A. Bell and Claire Colebrook (eds)

in Deleuze and History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636082
eISBN:
9780748671748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636082.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter proposes to re-evaluate ‘becoming’ as a political strategy intended to destablise patriarchal and capitalistic structures of domination. It also uses Gilles Deleuze's and Félix ... More


The Apocalyptic Imagination: Nietzsche, Sorel, Schmitt

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Modernity has always carried the seeds of the counter-revolution. The counter-revolution was not intended to be a conservative restoration of the old regime. It was an apocalyptic scenario that ... More


Between the Jew and Writing

Sarah Hammerschlag

in Broken Tablets: Levinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170598
eISBN:
9780231542135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170598.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Considers Derrida's earliest publications and Levinas's role in them. It argues that already Derrida was working out a conception of freedom in relation to and in contrast with Levinas's "Difficult ... More


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