David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Global Ethics 6 (2):79-87 (2011)
In this article we, the authors, outline the thematic concerns of our special issue of the Journal of Global Ethics . We argue for a need to engage with notions of violence from an interdisciplinary and transformative perspective. The theoretical framework that provides such a perspective is critical theory, broadly construed. Critical theory has always been concerned with the relation between practice and theory, as well as notions of violence. It is therefore surprising to note that in the current critical theoretical debates a sustained engagement with the theme of violence has largely been sidelined. We argue that critical theory is not only fruitful for the study of conflict and violence, but also that such practical issues can shed and help further develop critical theory itself
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Erica Scharrer (2006). "I Noticed More Violence:" The Effects of a Media Literacy Program on Critical Attitudes Toward Media Violence. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 21 (1):69 – 86.
Naomi Head & Vivienne Boon (2011). Critical Theory and the Language of Violence: Exploring the Issues. Journal of Global Ethics 6 (2):79-87.
Neil Roberts (2004). Fanon, Sartre, Violence, and Freedom. Sartre Studies International 10 (2):139-160.
Bat-Ami Bar On (2002). The Subject of Violence: Arendtean Exercises in Understanding. Rowman and Littlefield.
Lauren Hermanus, Difference, Boundaries and Violence : A Philosophical Exploration Informed by Critical Complexity Theory and Deconstruction.
Cécile Lavergne (2011). Questioning the Moral Justification of Political Violence: Recognition Conflicts, Identities and Emancipation. Critical Horizons 12 (2):211-231.
Lorenzo Magnani (2011). Understanding Violence: The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance. Springer-Verlag.
Shane O'Neill (2011). Struggles Against Injustice: Contemporary Critical Theory and Political Violence. Journal of Global Ethics 6 (2):127-139.
Added to index2010-08-20
Total downloads5 ( #324,832 of 1,696,494 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?