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Philosophy and ethics

Michel Henry

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Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou teaches at the École Normale Supérieure and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Badiou and the Philosophers : Interrogating 1960s French Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This interview has never been transcribed and edited. One might conjecture that this is due to Badiou and Henry’s profound disagreements. Curiously enough, in 1966 Alain Badiou will dedicate a series of lectures to ethics at the University...

Happiness – and you, what will you do?

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Negation of Happiness

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Defy my own feelings, welcome A. enthusiastically supposing he comes to see me, amiably tolerate B. in my room, swallow all that is said at C.'s, whatever pain and trouble it may cost me, in long draughts.The sudden walk Kafka, F...

From Polis to Community

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...“It is amazing how many people tell us that the world was better off in earlier times and want the Parallel Campaign to take us back there. Without counting the understandable slogan Back to Religion, we still have a Back to the Baroque...

Aboulhamed and the Brahmin.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...Aboulhamed was the only son of a wealthy merchant at Ormus, and on his father's death possessed all his treasure. Everything that riches could bestow was within his power; but he found that there were some blessings which riches could...

Myth and Society: A Common Theme in the Thought of Hegel and Sorel

David James

David James is Postdoctoral Fellow in Political Thought at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art, Myth and Society in Hegel’s Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Sorel’s Myth of the General Strike We have seen that the concept of myth has an important role to play in Hegel’s accounts of the symbolic and classical forms of art. In the latter, for example, art is viewed as giving the mythic...

Ethical Experience: A Cinematic Example

Nicole Anderson

Nicole Anderson is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media, Music, Communications and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Derrida: Ethics Under Erasure

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012

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...‘There is no responsibility without a dissident and inventive rupture with respect to tradition, authority, orthodoxy, rule, or doctrine.’– Between Theory and Practice, an iteration The phrase ‘ethics under erasure’ attempts to capture...

Economy

Lester H. Hunt

Lester H. Hunt is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Philosophy of Henry Thoreau : Ethics, Politics, and Nature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...A Problem: Nature and Asceticism In the chapter of Walden called “Higher Laws” a certain perhaps unfamiliar aspect of Thoreau’s thinking moves into the foreground: If the hunter has a taste for mud-turtles, muskrats, and other such savage...

Introduction

David James

David James is Postdoctoral Fellow in Political Thought at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art, Myth and Society in Hegel’s Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...In the introductory remarks to one of the series of his lectures on aesthetics,Hegel uses the terms ‘philosophy of art’ and ‘aesthetics’ interchangeably, as is shown by the fact that when announcing his 1826 lectures on this topic, he gave...

The Performative and the Normative

Performatives After Deconstruction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This chapter will investigate, in the context of Derrida's work, the relation between the performative and the normative. While all commentators agree that, ever since Derrida's reading of Austin's speech act theory, the performative plays...

Is Cinema to Blame? March 1999

Jacques Rancière

Jacques Rancière taught at the University of Paris VIII, France, from 1969 to 2000, occupying the Chair of Aesthetics and Politics from 1990 until his retirement. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Corcoran

Steven Corcoran is a writer and translator living in Berlin. He has edited and/or translated several works by Jacques Rancière, including Dissensus (Continuum, 2010), two works by Alain Badiou, Polemics and Conditions, and Alienation and Freedom (Bloomsbury 2017) by Frantz Fanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chronicles of Consensual Times

Continuum, 2010

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...The release of Roberto Beningi’s film La vita è bellaRoberto Beningi’s film was released in English as Life Is Beautiful. re-ignited the conflict over what cinema – and more generally art – can and cannot show of the Nazi extermination...