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  1. Resisting Legitimacy: Weber, Derrida, and the Fallibility of Sovereign Power.Thomas Clément Mercier - 2016 - Global Discourse 6 (3):374-391.
    In this article, I engage with Derrida’s deconstructive reading of theories of performativity in order to analyse Max Weber’s sovereignty–legitimacy paradigm. First, I highlight an essential articulation between legitimacy and sovereign ipseity (understood, beyond the sole example of State sovereignty, as the autopositioned power-to-be-oneself). Second, I identify a more originary force of legitimation, which remains foreign to the order of performative ipseity because it is the condition for both its position and its deconstruction. This suggests an essential fallibility of the (...)
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  2. Review. Bruno Latour: Reassembling the Political, by Graham Harman. [REVIEW]Marco Altamirano - 2016 - Global Discourse 6 (1/2):152-156.
     
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  3. Response to Altamirano and Ivakhiv.Graham Harman - 2016 - Global Discourse 6 (1/2):157-160.
     
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    Democracy Disfigured. By Nadia Urbinati. [REVIEW]Daniel Jacob - 2016 - Global Discourse 6 (1-2):206-209.
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