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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


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


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


Conclusion

Herman Wasserman

in The Ethics of Engagement: Media, Conflict and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190917333
eISBN:
9780190917364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917333.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a retrospective overview of the three main arguments presented in the book: first, that conflict cannot be completely eradicated—even more so, that conflict is a feature of ... 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.


‘Enemies of the People’? The Judiciary and Claude Lefort’s ‘Savage Democracy’

Panu Minkkinen

in Constituent Power: Law, Popular Rule and Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474454971
eISBN:
9781474490733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454971.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter attempts to, first, clarify the position of human rights in Claude Lefort's unique blend of phenomenologically and psychoanalytically inspired political theory. Human rights, and by ... More


The Vitality of Conflict

Edward Hall

in Value, Conflict, and Order: Berlin, Hampshire, Williams, and the Realist Revival in Political Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226718286
eISBN:
9780226718453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226718453.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Political realists stress that we must not shy away from the agonistic elements of politics, but many realists simply see conflict as an empirical fact of moral and political life that we must ... 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


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


Conclusion: Playing the Long Game

Amanda Phillips

in Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479870103
eISBN:
9781479806522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870103.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The book’s conclusion argues that we should also understand trouble as a positive force for change. It begins by making a case for reclaiming the agon, one of the game archetypes described by Roger ... 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


On the Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Composition and Theory

Jason Maxwell

in The Two Cultures of English: Literature, Composition, and the Moment of Rhetoric

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282463
eISBN:
9780823286317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282463.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how “rhetoric” has been defined and used in different fields within the discipline of English. It examines the writings of two key figures—Paul de Man and Kenneth Burke— who ... 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


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


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