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The Complicated Cases of Soghomon Tehlirian and Sholem Schwartzbard and Their Influences on Raphaël Lemkin's Thinking About Genocide

The article is an examination of the persons and trials of Soghomon Tehlirian and Sholem Schwartzbard, their political assassinations as acts of vengeance for genocide and pogroms, their trials and ... , approximately thirty miles away. By age seventeen, during his apprenticeship to a watchmaker, he became fascinated with and embraced socialism as a political philosophy. Two years later, 1905, he would spend a

Probing popular and political discourse on antimicrobial resistance in China

global power, there is a clear need to understand how this issue is discussed and framed in both Chinese popular discourse, as reflected by news media articles, and political discourse, as reflected in ... excluded any news articles that reported only basic science discoveries; we did include records that discussed AMR in a societal context, such as those that emphasize the political or economic implications

The relevance of continental philosophy of religion for theology in contemporary South Africa

South African society. Keywords: Theology; Philosophy of religion; Continental philosophy; Metaphysics; Transcendence; Ontotheology Trefwoorde: Teologie; Godsdiensfilosofie; Kontinentale filosofie ... through the gospel, letting the metaphysical chips fall where they may. In the process, however, they make a heap. They amount to something. They add up to something like a Christian philosophy. It won't be

Metaphors for One Another: Racism in the United States and Sectarianism in Northern Ireland

. and sectarianism in Northern Ireland, the article offers two perspectives from the field of psychotherapy that seem particularly germane to both situations. Then we turn to the political philosophy of ... political philosophy of Hannah Arendt for a reflection on the unpredictability and irreversibility of human action, and what can be done within the limits of those conditions. Finally, we find in contemporary

Hybrid democracy: electoral rules and political competition in Afghanistan

in Afghanistan as a hybridization process. As a result, to understand the durability of corruption, fragile political parties, and non-democratic practices in the country, one should look more closely ... candidates and voters, are normal during election time ( Coburn and Larson 2014 ). Furthermore, clientelism and patronage networks 1 are important political tools in the parliament: during his two terms

Indirect Sovereignty through Property Rights

, one realizes that the classical understanding of sovereignty in political philosophy and in public law needs to be broadened. In particular, the forms of exercising de facto sovereignty are no longer ... SOVEREIGNTY IN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY ..............................73 A. Bodin..........................................................................................................73 B. Hobbes

When "paradigms

The first half of this article illustrates how contemporary humanist philosophy of science got caught up in a gradual loss of confidence concerning the possibility of sound communication among ... When "paradigms" differ: Scientific communication between skepticism and hope in recent philosophy of science   Wanneer "paradigmas" verskil: wetenskaplike kommunikasie tussen skeptisisme en

Sex and Social Order: The Selective Enforcement of Colonial American Adultery Laws in the English Context

attempts to explain foundational shifts in American political philosophy by delving into the earthy records of sexual crimes in seventeenth-century America. She charts the course of myriad court cases to ... imports two political theorists-Locke and Filmer-from England. Yet, by focusing narrowly on colonial American law enforcement, she ignores the longstanding tension between English reformers of varying

Inclusion Through Political Participation, Trust from Shared Political Engagement: Children of Migrants and School Activism in Italy

xenophobic political parties and a continuing debate around migration and inclusion in different social contexts. Data consists of young migrants’ narratives, promoted and collected in 62 focus group and 118 ... introduce ‘school activism’ as the context of participation in political movements and campaigning of young migrants. School activism is an example and the context of the development of trusting relationships

Fabricated Truths and the Pathos of Proximity: What Would be a Nietzschean Philosophy of Contemporary Technoscience?

methodological and conceptual ingredients of Nietzsche’s philosophy of science, focussing on core issues such as “genealogy”, “interpretation”, “enhancement” and “truth”. Next, I will elucidate Nietzsche’s ... . KeywordsFriedrich Nietzsche Philosophy of science Nietzsche and science Continental philosophy Nietzsche studies  1 Introduction Nietzsche’s views on science (more precisely: on natural science) attracted a

The use of hebel in Ecclesiastes: A political and economic reading

hebel (vanity, meaningless, worthless, not beneficial, absurd and enigma)? This article proposes a political and economic reading of Ecclesiastes, holding that the author, from personal observation, saw ... by every means to their benefit. It suggests that a political and economic reading of Ecclesiastes locates another perspective on Qoheleth's purposes for the use of hebel. As such, it argues that the

Respect and political disagreement: Can intergroup respect reduce the biased evaluation of outgroup arguments?

Past research indicates that in political debates the same arguments are judged very differently depending on the perceiver’s own position on the issue, because positions on controversial issues are ... was no longer significant when intergroup respect was experimentally induced (Study 2). Results support the notion that disagreements over political issues are intergroup conflicts, in which different

De-globalization: Theories, predictions, and opportunities for international business research

theories of (de-)globalization from political science, liberalism and realism. Both predict de-globalization under current conditions but lead to different expectations about the future world economy ... imply outcomes such as an open economy, nor will it refer to a political philosophy of individual freedom and rights or an ideology concerning social welfare policies. Both liberalism and realism have

Philosophy, Abstract Thought, and the Dilemmas of Philosophy

and acquaintance with the fact that his procedure was willfully creative in the matter of the coinage of words. 4 Richard Kraut, Aristotle: Political Philosophy (New York, NY: Oxford University Press ... difficulty of translating abstract language hold in regards to practical matters, outside of the realm of Quine’s experiment of radical translation? Considering philosophy as a study typically involving

On the Pursuit of Good Living in Highland Ecuador: Critical Indigenous Discourses of Sumak Kawsay

analyze an artistic genre that illustrates how decolonized indigenous lives might look. Finally, we examine how the decolonial political philosophy of sumak kawsay has emerged out of concerted collective ... : iD About Joe Joe Quick earned his PhD from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research explores the political economy and political philosophy of indigenous

Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa - An Impediment to Economic Growth

Sub-Saharan Africa is faced with many challenges. It is a region bulging with resources but cursed with incredible political and economic greed. With a vast ethnic diversity and an often misconstrued ... triangular cause - cultural, economic and political; each, together with so many other factors threaten Sub-Saharan Africa's socio-economic development. Economic under-development; Corruption; Sub-Saharan

The Relevance of Analytic Philosophy to Personal, Public, and Democratic Life

Increasingly, philosophy is being viewed by the public as a non-essential part of non-academic, political life. Moreover, the converse, that philosophy is viewing itself as non-essential to life, is ... its existence, philosophy has had a strong tie to pursuit of political ideals (and, n.b., via the thinkers most interested in truth, rigor, clarity, and argumentation). (2) Even if this weren’t the case

The Laboratory of Philosophy. Gramsci and Althusser on Philosophy

, something evident in the interplay between the notions of ethico-political history, coming from the work of Croce, of hegemony and of philosophy of praxis. One can say that not only the philosophy of praxis ... intellectuals (Q11, §12; SPN: 325). This relation between philosophy and “common sense”, theoretical abstraction and mass ideological practices is itself a part of the political process. “The relation between

Staged: Show trials, political theater, and the aesthetics of judgment

of several points of contact between Arendt and Brecht, proposing that ‘each of them responded to Fascism by linking philosophy with theatre’ (p. 27). In Arendt’s case, the chief purpose of theatre ... exemplary action. Arjomand’s argument here is that Arendt’s view of theatre as a political institution is so powerful because it remains thoroughly anti-didactic: ‘Theatre is essential not because it is a

From the colonization of the civil society to the tensions among parties in government and social movements

current Latin America lies in the type of relation between social movements and the political party in government. This shift is produced in a political context in which state´s initiatives at the beginning ... situations, expressed as political and social disintegration problems. Keywords: Political Parties, Social Movements, State, Bureaucratization     El propósito de este trabajo reside en revisar un