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  1. Dick Howard (forthcoming). Goldmann, Kant, and the Antinomies of Democratic Politics. Philosophical Forum.
    Goldmann's "tragic vision" is shown to be founded on an antinomy between the demands of philosophy and those of sociology. To overcome this antinomy, he would need to formulate a 'second' antinomy, between philosophy and politics. This would permit him to think the political nature of modern democracy, rather than reduce it--like the Marxists--to the demands of a social class called the "bourgeoisie." The root of Goldmann's problem is shown to lie in his reading of Kant.
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  2. Martin Breaugh & Dick Howard (2013). The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom. Columbia University Press.
    The Plebeian Experience describes a recurring phenomenon that clarifies struggles for emancipation throughout history, expanding research into the political agency of the many and shedding light on the richness of radical democratic ...
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  3. Dick Howard (2012). The Resistance of Those Who Desire Not to Be Ruled. Philosophy and Social Criticism 38 (4-5):517-523.
    There are many recent historical analogies to the events that began in Tunisia and have spread across the Arab world and beyond. I consider them, and then propose a ‘Machiavellian’ reading, going back to the Florentine’s observation that humankind is made up of those who want to rule and those who desire not to be ruled. I then suggest, by means of an allusion to my recent book, The Primacy of the Political: A History of Political Thought from the Greeks (...)
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  4. Stephen Eric Bronner & Dick Howard (2011). Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects. Columbia University Press.
    Originally published: Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, c2001.
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  5. Dick Howard (2011). Claude Lefort: A Political Biography. [REVIEW] Continental Philosophy Review 44 (2):145-150.
  6. Dick Howard (2010). The Actuality of the History of Political Thought. Veritas: Revista de Filosofia da PUCRS 55 (1):67-81.
    Qual é a essência da política? Como devemos diferenciar entre a política e o político? Como propriedades anti-políticas podem ser concebidas em oposição a uma natureza supostamente política dos seres humanos? O artigo oferece reflexões originais e instigantes sobre a atualidade da história do pensamento político.
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  7. Dick Howard (2008). Reading Arendt's on Revolution After the Fall of the Wall. Veritas: Revista de Filosofia da PUCRS 53 (1):29-44.
    The article revisits Hannah Arendt’s On Revolution and the historical events of the American revolution so as to recast what Arendt called “the age’s problems”. Although every political actor claims that its policies are the incarnation of the united will of the nation in a democracy, the door to antipolitics is opened if the symbolic – and therefore contested – nature of the sovereign people is reduced to its temporary reality. That is the crucial lesson to be drawn still today (...)
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  8. Dick Howard (2007). The Use and Abuse of Democracy: Paul Berman's Generational Bildungsroman. Constellations 14 (3):445-453.
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  9. Claude Lefort & Dick Howard (2007). Complications: Communism and the Dilemmas of Democracy. Columbia University Press.
    Al-Jazeera and other satellite television stations have transformed Arab politics over the last decade.
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  10. Dick Howard (2006). Castoriadis, Marx and Marxism. Critical Horizons 7 (1):239-249.
    As we tend to forget the distinction between polemic and critique, readers of Castoriadis are often unaware of his frequent returns to a reading of Marx. In looking at the essays collected in the six volumes of Crossroads in the Labyrinth, it is useful to distinguish between, on the one hand, the political polemics launched against the failure of a Marxist Left, and on the other, the critiques of a Marx who is seeking to understand the sociohistorical meanings underlying a (...)
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  11. Dick Howard (2005). Aux origines de la pensée politique américaine. Veritas: Revista de Filosofia da PUCRS 50 (1):101-125.
    O artigo busca refletir sobre as eleições de 2004 nos EUA, colocando-as em seu contexto histórico e filosófico, de forma a revisitar as origens revolucionárias do pensamento político americano em uma análise fenomenológica que desvela em que sentido a democracia pode ser dita radical. PALAVRAS-CHAVE – Democracia. Eleições. Pensamento politico. Revolução americana. ABSTRACT The article tries to reflect on the 2004 US elections by putting them in historical and philosophical context, so as to recast the revolutionary origins of the American (...)
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  12. Dick Howard (2005). The Necessity of Politics. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 40:37-56.
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  13. Dick Howard (2002). The Specter of Democracy: What Marx and Marxists Haven't Understood and Why. Columbia University Press.
    Taking as its starting point the long-standing characterization of Milton as a "Hebraic" writer, Milton and the Rabbis probes the limits of the relationship between the seventeenth-century English poet and polemicist and his Jewish ...
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  14. Dick Howard (2001). Philosophy by Other Means? Metaphilosophy 32 (5):463-501.
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  15. Dick Howard (2000). Marxism in the Post-Communist World. Critical Horizons 1 (1):71-92.
    Marx was and remained a philosopher. This simple fact was forgotten when Marxism became a system. Now that the system has been defeated, the philosophy re-emerges. However, its "Marxist" adherents have never understood that this philosophy was always political - in short, they have never understood politics, and therefore will never understand philosophy. Thus, the claim of the article is that, correctly read, Marx can be seen as the true philosophical founder of a modern theory of democracy.
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  16. Dick Howard (2000). Political Theory, Critical Theory, and the Place of the Frankfurt School. Critical Horizons 1 (2):271-280.
    This paper explores the paradox of the Frankfurt School's Critical Theory where the notion of "critical theory" became identified with aesthetics and asks whether the disappearance of the political dimension of critical theory was necessary.This disappearance of the political also presents some uncomfortable affinities between it and postmodernism. But in the more sober world after 1989, post-communism poses more relevant questions than post-modernism for an assessment of the history of the Frankfurt School.The political project of the old Frankfurt School has (...)
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  17. Dick Howard (1999). Toward a Democratic Manifesto. Constellations 6 (2):237-243.
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  18. Dick Howard (1998). De Marx à Kant, « Politique d'aujourd'hui ». Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 188 (2):257-257.
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  19. Dick Howard (1998). Pour Une Critique du Jugement Politique Comment Repolitiser le Jeu D'Emocratique.
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  20. Dick Howard & Diane Pacom (1998). Autonomy-the Legacy of the Enlightenment: A Dialogue with Castoriadis. Thesis Eleven 52 (1):83-101.
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  21. Dick Howard (1997). De Marx à Kant, coll. « Politique d'aujourd'hui ». Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 187 (1):128-129.
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  22. Dick Howard (1996). Just Democracy. Constellations 2 (3):333-353.
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  23. Dick Howard (1996). Political Judgments.
     
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  24. Dick Howard (1996). The Current Debate on Civil Society: From Weber to Durkheim. Thesis Eleven 47 (1):89-99.
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  25. Dick Howard (1996). The French Strikes of 1995: Back to the Future? Constellations 3 (2):248-260.
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  26. Dick Howard (1994). Hermeneutics and critical theory: enlightenment as political. Trans/Form/Ação 17:51-61.
    This paper analyses Gadamer's hermeneutics and the critical theory of Horkheimer and Marcuse. It tries to show that, if modern society is conceived as political, then it is possible to elaborate a theory of modernity where hermeneutics and critical theory, instead of opposing, complement each other.O presente artigo, analisando a hermenêutica de Gadamer e a teoria crítica de Horkheimer e Marcuse, procura mostrar que, se se concebe a sociedade moderna do ponto de vista do político, é possível elaborar uma teoria (...)
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  27. Anto Knezevic, Frank B. Dilley, C. Tabor Fisher, Eric Hoffman, Alastair Norcross, Thomas Urban, Dick Howard, Adrian Kuzminski & William J. Massicotte (1994). Letters to the Editor. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 67 (6):57 - 66.
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  28. Dick Howard (1993). O Legado Marxiano E o Problema da Democracia. Trans/Form/Ação 16:101-116.
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  29. Dick Howard (1993). The American Revolution and Revolutionary Ideology: Claude Lefort and the "Second Revolution". Thesis Eleven 36 (1):168-180.
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  30. Dick Howard (1993). Two Hundred Years of Error? The Politics of Democracy. Philosophy and Social Criticism 19 (1):15-24.
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  31. Dick Howard (1993). The Marxian Legacy and the Problem of Democracy. Trans/Form/Ação 16:101-116.
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  32. John D. Sommer, Ed Casey, Mary C. Rawlinson, Eva Kittay, Michael A. Simon, Patrick Grim, Clyde Lee Miller, Rita Nolan, Marshall Spector, Don Ihde, Peter Williams, Anthony Weston, Donn Welton, Dick Howard, David A. Dilworth, Tom Foster Digby 3d, Anthony Appiah, David Auerbach, Annette Baier, Seyla Benhabib, Akeel Bilgrami, Richard Boyd, Robert Brandon, Joshua Cohen, Arnold Davidson, Owen Flanagan, Nancy Fraser, Marcia Lind, Alexander Nehamas, Linda Nicholson, Adrian Piper, Lynne Tirrell, Lawrence Blum, Lawrence Foster, Roma Farion, Mitchel Silver, Jenifer Radden, Jack Bayne, Robert K. Shope, Jane Roland Martin, Arthur B. Millman, Beebe Nelson, Robert Rosenfeld, Janet Farrell-Smith, David E. Flesche, Daniel E. Anderson, J. R. Brown, F. Cunningham, D. Goldstick, I. Hacking, C. Normore, A. Ripstein, W. Sumner, Alison M. Jaggar, Harry Deutsch, Irving Stein, John Hund, George Englebretsen, Fred Strohm, D. L. Ouren, P. Bilimoria, F. B. D. & Nora Nevin (1993). Letters to the Editor. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 66 (5):97 - 112.
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  33. Dick Howard (1992). Constitution, Representation and Rights. Thesis Eleven 33 (1):106-128.
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  34. Dick Howard (1992). Politics in Review. Radical Philosophy Review of Books 5 (5):49-60.
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  35. Dick Howard (1990). A Response to Petrey. Philosophy and Social Criticism 16 (1):55-59.
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  36. Dick Howard (1990). The Dialectic of the State and the Political. Thesis Eleven 26 (1):110-122.
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  37. Dick Howard (1989). Critical Theory and the Critique of Democracy. Philosophy and Social Criticism 15 (1):95-105.
  38. Dick Howard (1989). Defining the Political. Macmillan.
     
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  39. Dick Howard (1988). The Politics of Critique. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
  40. Dick Howard (1987). From Marx to Kant, SUNY, series in Philosophy. Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 177 (3):346-347.
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  41. Dick Howard (1987). French Rhetoric and Political Reality. Philosophy and Social Criticism 12 (4):329-349.
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  42. Dick Howard (1987). The Possibilities of a Post-Marxist Radicalism. Thesis Eleven 16 (1):69-84.
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  43. Dick Howard & Jim Clark (1987). Why Return to the American Revolution? Thesis Eleven 18 (1):5-19.
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  44. Dick Howard (1986). In the Wake of Kant: A Conference Report. Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 1986 (67):218-220.
    The deconstructionist return to Kant was celebrated April 24-26, 1986 at the University of Minnesota, in a conference titled “In the Wake of Kant: Philosophy after the Third Critique.” Among those present were Lyotard and Derrida, along with a host of literary critics and some scattered philosophers. The “wake” did not turn out to be either the smooth path left by a mighty ocean liner nor the well-oiled Irish kind known to lovers of Studs Lonigan. It was an exhausting talk-fest. (...)
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  45. Dick Howard (1986). Philosophy and Politics. Center for Humanistic Studies, University of Minnesota.
     
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  46. Dick Howard (1985). Kant's System and (its) Politics. Man and World 18 (1):79-98.
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  47. Dick Howard (1985). La Lettre Internationale. Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 1985 (63):177-178.
    La Lettre Internationale is a new, international journal, edited by Antonin Liehm in French (with Paul Noirot) and in Italian (with Federico Coen). German and Spanish editions are in the planning stages. Liehm is known not only as a film critic, social thinker and political commentator; he is also the former editor of Literamy Listy, the journal of the Czech writers' union that was one of the important elements in the creation of the Prague Spring of 1968. Listy was a (...)
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  48. Dick Howard (1985). Praxis Before Politics : The Problem of Sartre. Thesis Eleven 10 (1):189-194.
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  49. Dick Howard (1985). Review Essays : Franco-German Misunderstandings. Thesis Eleven 10 (1):236-240.
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  50. Dick Howard (1985). Rethinking the Soviet Experience. Politics and History Since 1917. Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 1985 (65):191-192.
    Cohen is well known as the author of the 1973 biography, Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution. We learn more about Bukharin in the pivotal chapter of his new “revisionist” overview of sovietology, which illustrates how the man became a myth, and which serves also to justify Cohen's own analysis. The chapter is literally povital: it comes after two chapters which explain both the failures of American sovietology and the possibility of a better — if not more democratic — Soviet Union (...)
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