Abstract
This article is devoted to the secrecy of politics in the context of sources and mechanisms of the legitimization of state power. The author formulates a thesis according to which the category of secrecy is inapplicable and inadequate beyond the form of power that is based on broad, purposive and rational legitimacy. Secret politics – which is in principle heteronomous and unjustifiable on the basis of the broadly understood idea of representation – is a technique that allows the power to mediate between the subjective motivations of individuals and social groups and the objective good of a political community. This, in turn, exposes the multifaceted contradiction between real political subjectivity and autonomy and the ‘objective’ metaphysical horizon that lies at the foundations of this subjectivity.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
DOI 10.35757/civ.2017.20.04
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 64,107
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Tajność I Jawność W Kontekście Ochrony Informacji.Agnieszka Kukla - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 20:119-140.
Tajność a Przestrzeń Publiczna.Karolina Zakrzewska - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 20:99-118.
Patologia Władzy.Maria Jarosz - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 22:203-214.
Koniec Tajnej Polityki?Agnieszka Nogal - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 20:65-82.
Tajna Polityka – Próba Uzasadnienia.Dorota Mokrosińska - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 20:141-160.
Komu Potrzebna Jest Dzisiaj Filozofia Polityki?Barbara A. Markiewicz - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 13:7-21.
Parezja – o Miejscu Ujawniania Prawdy W Polityce.Cezary Rudnicki - 2020 - Civitas. Studia Z Filozofii Polityki 20:161-176.
Questioning Politics, or Beyond Power.Miguel de Beistegui - 2007 - European Journal of Political Theory 6 (1):87-103.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2021-03-31

Total views
0

Recent downloads (6 months)
0

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

My notes