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Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Gerald Moore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Politics of the Gift stages a series of dialogues between major 20th-century figures to show how the concept of the gift serves as a driving thematic and problematic of recent French thought. Through ... More


Critical Theory and Epistemology: The Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Anastasia Marinopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105370
eISBN:
9781526128157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105370.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book makes a critical comparison of fundamental trends in modern epistemology with the epistemological concerns of critical theory of the Frankfurt School. It comprises five chapters, which refer ... More


Ethics and Politics after Poststructuralism: Levinas, Derrida and Nancy

Madeleine Fagan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748685134
eISBN:
9780748695119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a distinctive theoretical approach to the problem of ethics and responsibility in the study of Politics and International Relations. The book asks what post-foundational accounts of ... More


Introduction: Spectres of Mauss

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The publication of Marcel Mauss's The Gift (1923–4) coincided with what Alan D. Schrift has described as a ‘crisis’ in French philosophy. Increasing political discredit meant philosophy found its ... More


Structuralism and poststructuralism

Anastasia Marinopoulou

in Critical Theory and Epistemology: The Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105370
eISBN:
9781526128157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105370.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses mostly on the epistemological thought of Pierre Bourdieu and Gilles Deleuze in terms of their persistence in constructing an epistemological understanding of social practice that ... More


The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The massive expansion of global aviation, its insatiable demand for airport capacity, and its growing contribution to carbon emissions, makes it a critical societal problem. Alongside traditional ... More


1955–1970: A New Deal

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is broadly concerned with the the effects of anthropology on the field of literature between 1955 and 1970. During this period, the exchanges between the two domains became more ... More


Reimagining Grand Strategy

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an introduction into the concepts of grand strategy and geopolitics, and their conventional conceptualization in the International Relations (IR) literature. This is juxtaposed ... More


Introduction

Christopher Fynsk

in Last Steps: Maurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251025
eISBN:
9780823252817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251025.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter includes a discussion of the topic of “engagement” and a consideration of the reception of Blanchot's work (particularly in the context of his influence on the writers ... More


The Gifted Self: The Challenges of French Thought

Robyn Horner

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Given the diagnosis that the theological anthropology of Gaudium et Spes is intrinsically modern in approach, Robyn Horner investigates the fate of the modern subject in the wake of poststructuralist ... More


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