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  1. Divine Violence: Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty.James R. Martel - 2012 - Routledge.
    Introduction: divine violence and political fetishism -- The political theology of sovereignty -- In the maw of sovereignty -- Benjamin's dissipated eschatology -- Waiting for justice -- Forgiveness, judgment and sovereign decision -- The Hebrew republic -- Conclusion : the anarchist hypothesis.
     
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    The Radical Promise of Thomas Hobbes: The Road Not Taken in Liberal Theory.James R. Martel - 2000 - Theory and Event 4 (2).
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    Hobbes's "Thinking-Bodies".James R. Martel - 2010 - Theory and Event 13 (1).
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    Strong Sovereign, Weak Messiah: Thomas Hobbes on Scriptural Interpretation, Rhetoric, and the Holy Spirit.James R. Martel - 2005 - Theory and Event 7 (4).
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    When the Call Is Not Meant for You: Misinterpellation, Subjectivity, and the Law.James R. Martel - 2015 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 48 (4):494-515.
    In his parable “Abraham,” Franz Kafka offers us a narrative wherein the call that motivates Abraham to attempt to sacrifice his son Isaac is not perceived by Abraham alone but has many other, unintended interlocutors as well. Kafka tells us that besides the “real Abraham”—that is, the one that we all know about, someone who “already had everything, and yet was to be raised still higher” —there is “another Abraham” or possibly even several other Abrahams. One other Abraham, Kafka tells (...)
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  6. The Misinterpellated Subject.James R. Martel - 2017 - Duke University Press.
    Although Haitian revolutionaries were not the intended audience for the Declaration of the Rights of Man, they heeded its call, demanding rights that were not meant for them. This failure of the French state to address only its desired subjects is an example of the phenomenon James R. Martel labels "misinterpellation." Complicating Althusser's famous theory, Martel explores the ways that such failures hold the potential for radical and anarchist action. In addition to the Haitian Revolution, Martel shows how the revolutionary (...)
     
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