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Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Athena Athanasiou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Drawing on a wide range of contemporary social and political thought, the book engages with a feminist dissident movement: namely, former Yugoslavia’s “Women in Black” (Žene u Crnom orŽuC) and its ... More


The Citizenship of Beauty: José Vasconcelos’s Aesthetic Synthesis of Race

Diego A. von Vacano

in The Color of Citizenship: Race, Modernity and Latin American / Hispanic Political Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199746668
eISBN:
9780199932337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746668.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the postnational, cosmopolitan response to republican accounts of the role of race in politics through an analysis of the ideas of the Mexican philosopher José Vasconcelos. When ... More


Contesting Nietzsche

Christa Davis Acampora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923901
eISBN:
9780226923918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923918.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This work offers a rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche’s crucial notion of the agon. Analyzing an array of primary and secondary sources and synthesizing decades of Nietzsche scholarship, it shows how ... More


Post-structuralism, Civil Society and Radical Democracy

James Martin

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the theme of civil society. Much has been written about civil society in recent years, particularly within the critical theory or deliberative traditions of radical democracy. ... More


Friends and Enemies, Slaves and Masters: Fanaticism, Wendell Phillips and the Limits of Agonism

Joel Olson

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores fanaticism from the perspective of radical (or agonistic) democracy. Despite its accent on conflict, radical democracy, the chapter contends, struggles to understand fanaticism ... More


Reconstructing Human Rights: A Pragmatist and Pluralist Inquiry into Global Ethics

Joe Hoover

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198782803
eISBN:
9780191825958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782803.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

We live in a human rights world in which talk of rights is everywhere. This world of human rights, however, is often ambiguous, such that we struggle to comprehend it. Reconstructing Human Rights ... More


Democratic judgment shows the imbrication of the ontological, the political, and the ethical

Dimitris Vardoulakis

in Stasis Before the State: Nine Theses on Agonistic Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277391
eISBN:
9780823280636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277391.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Thesis 6 describes democracy not simply as a regime of power, but as a kind of being and acting in the world whereby ontological, political, and ethical consideration are intermeshed.


Surpassing the Gods: Infatuation and Agonism in Catullus’s Sappho (51)

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The sixth chapter offers a new reading of Catullus’s version of Sappho (Catullus 51) that shows this celebrated lyric translation to be orbiting the poles of fondness and aggression. It argues that ... More


Global Intellectual History and the Indian Political

Shruti Kapila

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

In specifying the global as a historical and philosophical condition of the twentieth century, this essay situates India as methodologically instructive for the study of major political concepts ... More


To Join in Hate: Antigone and the Agonistic Politics of Mourning

David W. McIvor

in Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter unpacks the intimate connection between mourning and activist politics of (violent and nonviolent) direct action, in part by examining recent appropriations of Antigone within agonist ... More


Consensus Across Deep Difference

George Vasilev

in Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 reflects on and defends the book’s central claim that the deliberative approach offers the most appealing framework for the democratic expression of solidarity. It does so against agonistic ... More


Asymmetry and the Political: Paradigms for a Cultural History of the Iberian Twentieth Century

Ulrich Winter

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that in the twentieth century the Iberian peninsula was a space of asymmetric relations of cultures and nations differing in status, power, and size. Two axes of asymmetry are ... More


Introduction

Athena Athanasiou

in Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This introductory chapter pursues the main question of the book: How might we capture the performative power implicit in processes of turning the impossibility of mourning into an incalculable ... More


Epilogue: Agonistic Re-Membering of the Political

Athena Athanasiou

in Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The concluding chapter provides a summary of the main argument that has been presented throughout the book. It further discusses the theme of how we might understand the politics of im/possible ... More


The Partisan Foundations of Liberal Realism

Matt Sleat

in Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the ramifications for liberal theory of taking seriously the fact of political pluralism that incorporating the realist vision of politics demands. It begins by offering an ... More


Contesting Homer:: The Poiesis of Value

Christa Davis Acampora

in Contesting Nietzsche

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923901
eISBN:
9780226923918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923918.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Nietzsche’s understanding of how Homer stands as a victor in something prior and, thus, epitomizes victorious overcoming, in that Homer redeems, revalues, and sets the standard ... 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


Salvum Lotum! A Rhetor’s Improvised Baths

Janet Downie

in At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The performances of physical cure that Aristides recounts in the Hieroi Logoi are evidence of divine support, and this chapter argues that his purpose is to direct this claim of divine support to ... More


Penal Development and Plate Tectonics

Philip Goodman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps

in Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199976058
eISBN:
9780190669935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976058.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 1 introduces the main argument of Breaking the Pendulum: rather than a pendulum swinging mechanistically back and forth, the motor force of penal change is struggle among actors (or ... More


States of Character: Toward a Theory of Political Vice

Mark E. Button

in Political Vices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190274962
eISBN:
9780190274986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274962.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The concept of political vice has been a missing category within the history of political thought. This chapter develops a new theoretical approach to address this gap. Political vice is a distinct ... More


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