David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Radical Philosophy Today 2006:139-154 (2006)
Although working through different traditions in European philosophy, the works of Giorgio Agamben and Slavoj Žižek have recently focused on issues surrounding the “state of emergency” that characterizes our age of increasing humanitarianism and global “police” actions. By investigating parallels in their separate diagnoses of our current political tendencies, this paper examines their suggestions for a political program of the future. Beginning with the paradoxes revealed in the ontological referent implied in “universal human rights,” this investigation will examine the contemporary failure at developing a viable political ontology and the ensuing theoretical possibilities that these failures open for a politics of the future
|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
Alan J. Mayne (1999). From Politics Past to Politics Future: An Integrated Analysis of Current and Emergent Paradigms. Praeger.
Glen Newey (2001). After Politics: The Rejection of Politics in Contemporary Liberal Philosophy. Palgrave.
Simon Caney (2005). Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory. Oxford University Press.
Christopher A. Fox (2007). Sacrificial Pasts and Messianic Futures: Religion as a Political Prospect in René Girard and Giorgio Agamben. Philosophy and Social Criticism 33 (5):563-595.
Omar Rivera (2011). Political Ontology (and Representative Politics), Agamben, Dussel . . . Subcomandante Marcos. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 16 (1):125-138.
Mathew Abbott (2012). No Life is Bare, the Ordinary is Exceptional: Giorgio Agamben and the Question of Political Ontology. Parrhesia 14:23-36.
Karl Marx (1996). Marx: Later Political Writings. Cambridge University Press.
Roland Bleiker (2009). Aesthetics and World Politics. Palgrave Macmillan.
Johanna Oksala (2012). Foucault, Politics, and Violence. Northwestern University Press.
Martin McQuillan (ed.) (2007). The Politics of Deconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the Other of Philosophy. Pluto Press.
Daniel Innerarity (2012). The Future and its Enemies: In Defense of Political Hope. Stanford University Press.
C. A. J. Coady (2008). Messy Morality: The Challenge of Politics. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads6 ( #198,267 of 1,096,875 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #273,368 of 1,096,875 )
How can I increase my downloads?