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    Political Theory in the Square: Protest, Representation and Subjectification.Marina Prentoulis & Lasse Thomassen - 2013 - Contemporary Political Theory 12 (3):166-184.
    What, if anything, do the ‘square’ protests and ‘occupy’ movements of 2011 bring to contemporary democratic theory? And how can we, as political theorists, analyse their discourse and do justice to it? We address these questions through an analysis of the Greek and Spanish protest movements of the spring and summer of 2011, the so-called aganaktismenoi and indignados. We trace the centrality of the critique of representation and politics as usual as well as the ideas about horizontality and autonomy in (...)
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    Habermas: A Guide for the Perplexed.Lasse Thomassen - 2010 - Continuum.
    Introduction -- Towards a critical theory of society -- The public sphere -- Communicative action and reason -- Discourse ethics -- Deliberative democracy -- The new political constellation.
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    The Derrida - Habermas Reader.Lasse Thomassen, Jacques Derrida & Jürgen Habermas (eds.) - 2006 - Edinburgh University Press.
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    Within the Limits of Deliberative Reason Alone.Lasse Thomassen - 2007 - European Journal of Political Theory 6 (2):200-218.
    In this article, I take Habermas's treatment of civil disobedience as a litmus test of the way in which Habermas relates to the imperfectness of democracy. The case of civil disobedience, which Habermas deems to be a normal part of a mature constitutional democracy, shows that Habermas is ultimately unable to submit all decisions and distinctions to the public use of reason as envisaged in his deliberative account of democracy. As a consequence, I argue that we must take the imperfectness (...)
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    The Inclusion of the Other? Habermas and the Paradox of Tolerance.Lasse Thomassen - 2006 - Political Theory 34 (4):439 - 462.
    In his most recent work, Jürgen Habermas has proposed a deliberative account of tolerance where the norms of tolerance--including the threshold of tolerance and the norms regulating the relationship between the tolerating and the tolerated parties--are the outcomes of deliberations among the citizens affected by the norms. He thinks that in this way, the threshold of tolerance can be rationalized and the relationship between tolerating and tolerated will rest on the symmetrical relations of public deliberations. In this essay, and inspired (...)
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    The Inclusion of the Other?Lasse Thomassen - 2006 - Political Theory 34 (4):439-462.
    In his most recent work, Jürgen Habermas has proposed a deliberative account of tolerance where the norms of tolerance—including the threshold of tolerance and the norms regulating the relationship between the tolerating and the tolerated parties—are the outcomes of deliberations among the citizens affected by the norms. He thinks that in this way, the threshold of tolerance can be rationalized and the relationship between tolerating and tolerated will rest on the symmetrical relations of public deliberations. In this essay, and inspired (...)
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    Discourse and Heterogeneity.Lasse Thomassen - 2019 - In Tomas Marttila (ed.), Discourse, Culture and Organization: Inquiries Into Relational Structures of Power. Springer Verlag. pp. 43-61.
    Ernesto Laclau introduced the category of heterogeneity into his theory of hegemony in the late 1990s. He did so as a way to capture the limits of representation, and the argument was fully developed in On Populist Reason in 2005. The chapter argues that heterogeneity should be a central category of hegemony and discourse analysis, and that antagonism can be seen as a strategy of ideological closure that suppresses heterogeneity. I show the limitations of Laclau’s concept of antagonism, and how (...)
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    Introduction: Analytic, Continental and the Question of a Bridge.Clayton Chin & Lasse Thomassen - 2016 - European Journal of Political Theory 15 (2):133-137.
    In philosophy and political theory, divisions come and go, but some persist despite being obviously problematic. The analytic and Continental divide is one such division. In political philosophy and political theory, the division has been particularly pronounced. Analytic and Continental thinkers are divided not only over substantial issues but also over the very nature of political theorising. In spite of this fundamental nature, theorists often seem to assume that, as a division, the analytic/Continental divide requires no explanation. We suggest that, (...)
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    The Inclus' Ion of the Other? 1. 0.11. 7/009059.7288234.Lasse Thomassen - 2006 - Political Theory 34 (4):439-462.
    In his most recent work, Jürgen Habermas has proposed a deliberative account of tolerance where the norms of tolerance—including the threshold of tolerance and the norms regulating the relationship between the tolerating and the tolerated parties—are the outcomes of deliberations among the citizens affected by the norms. He thinks that in this way, the threshold of tolerance can be rationalized and the relationship between tolerating and tolerated will rest on the symmetrical relations of public deliberations. In this essay, and inspired (...)
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  10. Introduction: Between Deconstruction and Rational Reconstruction.Lasse Thomassen - 2006 - In Lasse Thomassen, Jacques Derrida & Jürgen Habermas (eds.), The Derrida-Habermas Reader. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 1--7.
     
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    The “Populist” Foundation of Liberal Democracy: Jan-Werner Müller, Chantal Mouffe, and Post-Foundationalism.Lasse Thomassen - 2022 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 48 (7):992-1013.
    Philosophy & Social Criticism, Volume 48, Issue 7, Page 992-1013, September 2022. This article examines the connection between populism and post-foundationalism in the context of contemporary debates about populism as a strategy for the Left. I argue that there is something “populist” about every constitutional order, including liberal democratic ones. I argue so drawing on Chantal Mouffe’s theories of hegemony, agonistic democracy, and left populism. Populism is the quintessential form of post-foundational politics because, rightly understood, populism constructs the object it (...)
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    The “Populist” Foundation of Liberal Democracy: Jan-Werner Müller, Chantal Mouffe, and Post-Foundationalism.Lasse Thomassen - 2022 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 48 (7):992-1013.
    This article examines the connection between populism and post-foundationalism in the context of contemporary debates about populism as a strategy for the Left. I argue that there is something “populist” about every constitutional order, including liberal democratic ones. I argue so drawing on Chantal Mouffe’s theories of hegemony, agonistic democracy, and left populism. Populism is the quintessential form of post-foundational politics because, rightly understood, populism constructs the object it claims to represent, namely the people. As such, it expresses the fact (...)
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    The Post-Secular Debate: Introductory Remarks.Camil Ungureanu & Lasse Thomassen - 2015 - The European Legacy 20 (2):103-108.
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    Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler and Saba Mahmood, Is Critique Secular? Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech.Lasse Thomassen - 2011 - Critical Horizons 12 (1):103-107.
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    Communicative Reason, Deconstruction, and Foundationalism: Reply to White and Farr.Lasse Thomassen - 2013 - Political Theory 41 (3):0090591713476871.
    How should we read Jürgen Habermas, and is it possible to defend a nonfoundationalist conception of communicative reason? In “‘No-Saying’ in Habermas,” Stephen K. White and Evan Robert Farr read Habermas’s writings on civil disobedience through the idea of no-saying, which they believe to be “just as primordial” as consensus or yes-saying in Habermas’s theory of communicative reason. By underlining this otherwise underdeveloped aspect of no-saying in Habermas’s work, White and Farr believe that it is possible to avoid an unwarranted (...)
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    Deliberative Democracy and Provisionality.Lasse Thomassen - 2011 - Contemporary Political Theory 10 (4):423-443.
    Drawing on the work of Jacques Derrida, I propose a deconstructive reading of Gutmann and Thompson’s theory of deliberative democracy. The deconstructive reading starts from their concept of provisionality, and I argue that provisionality has consequences beyond those admitted by Gutmann and Thompson. While provisionality is an essential part of Gutmann and Thompson’s theory of deliberative democracy, it also dislocates the principles and distinctions on which their theory rests. Although Gutmann and Thompson try to control the effects of provisionality – (...)
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    Book Review: The Misinterpellated Subject, by James R. Martel. [REVIEW]Lasse Thomassen - 2019 - Political Theory 47 (2):282-286.
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    Review Article: Between Deconstruction and Rational Reconstruction.Lasse Thomassen - 2008 - European Journal of Political Theory 7 (3):382-390.
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    Introduction.Lasse Thomassen - 2022 - Journal of Social and Political Philosophy 1 (2):200-202.
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    British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation.Lasse Thomassen - 2017 - Edinburgh University Press.
    Uses poststructuralist theory to connect inclusion, exclusion and identity, using real-world case studies from British culture, politics and lawLasse Thomassen applies a fresh, poststructuralist approach to reconcile the theoretical and practical issues surrounding inclusion, exclusion and representation. He opens up debates and themes including Britishness, race, the nature and role of Islam in British society, homelessness and social justice. Thomassen argues that the politics of inclusion and identity should be viewed as struggles over how these identities are represented. He develops (...)
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    Deconstructing Habermas.Lasse Thomassen - 2007 - Routledge.
  22. Review Of Jürgen Habermas' On The Pragmatics Of Social Interaction: Preliminary Studies In The Theory Of Communicative Action And The Liberating Power Of Symbols: Philosophical Essays. [REVIEW]Lasse Thomassen - 2003 - Florida Philosophical Review 3 (2):87-96.
     
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  23. Towards a Cosmopolitics of Heterogeneity : Borders, Communities and Refugees in Angelopoulos' Balkan Trilogy.Lasse Thomassen - 2007 - In Diane Morgan & Gary Banham (eds.), Cosmopolitics and the Emergence of a Future. Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
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    (Not) Just a Piece of Cloth: "Begum", Recognition and the Politics of Representation.Lasse Thomassen - 2011 - Political Theory 39 (3):325 - 351.
    To understand the politics of recognition, one must conceive of it as a politics of representation. Like representation, recognition proceeds at once in a constative and a performative mode, whereby they bring into being what is simultaneously represented or recognized. This structure has paradoxical implications. The politics of recognition is also a politics of representation in the sense that it always involves questions such as, Which representations are recognized? Whose representations are they? The reverse is also true: the politics of (...)
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    Deconstruction After Derrida.Lasse Thomassen - 2009 - Ethics and Global Politics 2 (4):383-388.
    Over the last years, there has been a steady stream of books published on deconstruction and the work of Jacques Derrida in addition to the many books by Derrida himself. Derrida’s death on 8 October 2004 in no way stopped this wealth of publications, including texts on Derrida, deconstruction, and politics. There have been a number of books on Derrida,1 including edited volumes,2 and there is now a Derrida journal, Derrida Today. This is in addition to posthumously published works by (...)
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  26. A Bizarre, Even Opaque Practice: Habermas on Constitutionalism and Democracy.Lasse Thomassen - 2006 - In Lasse Thomassen, Jacques Derrida & Jürgen Habermas (eds.), The Derrida-Habermas Reader. Edinburgh University Press.
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    Derrida: Profanations. By Patrick O’Connor.Lasse Thomassen - 2012 - The European Legacy 17 (7):962-963.
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    Derrida, Time, and Political Subjectivity.Lasse Thomassen - 2010 - Radical Philosophy Review 13 (2):209-214.
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    Zwischen Recht Und Moral: Neuere Ansätze der Rechts- Und Demokratietheorie. MIT Grundtexten Von Karl-Otto Apel Und Ingeborg Maus.Lasse Thomassen - 2004 - European Journal of Philosophy 12 (1):149–152.
    Books Reviewed:René von Schomberg and Peter Niesen.
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    Joan Wallach Scott: The Politics of the Veil. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2007.Lasse Thomassen - 2009 - Foro Interno. Anuario de Teoría Política 9:246-249.
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    Movement Parties Against Austerity.Lasse Thomassen - 2018 - Contemporary Political Theory 17 (4):220-223.
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    Zwischen Recht Und Moral: Neuere Ansätze der Rechts‐ Und Demokratietheorie. MIT Grundtexten von Karl‐Otto Apel Und Ingeborg Maus.Lasse Thomassen - 2004 - European Journal of Philosophy 12 (1):149-152.
    Books Reviewed:René von Schomberg and Peter Niesen.
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    Deconstruction and Pragmatism.Lasse Thomassen - 2000 - Continental Philosophy Review 33 (4):499-502.
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    Bound by Identity. [REVIEW]Lasse Thomassen - 2005 - Political Theory 33 (3):420-425.
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    Jürgen Habermas: Zwischen Naturalismus und Religion: Philosophische Aufsätze. Suhrkamp, Frankfurt am Main, 2005.Lasse Thomassen - 2006 - Foro Interno. Anuario de Teoría Política 6:187-189.
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    Reseñas de Libros.Cristian Alfredo Osal López, Valentín Lucas-Viedma Fernández, Micaela Diaz Rosaenz, Pedro Capra & Lasse Thomassen - 2017 - Recerca.Revista de Pensament I Anàlisi 21:171-194.
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    Review: Bound by Identity. [REVIEW]Lasse Thomassen - 2005 - Political Theory 33 (3):420 - 425.
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    Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics.Lasse Thomassen - 2010 - Contemporary Political Theory 9 (1):137-139.
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    De/Reconstructing Terrorism.Lasse Thomassen - 2005 - Theory and Event 7 (4).
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    Review Essay. [REVIEW]Lasse Thomassen - 2017 - Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory 64 (152):104-107.
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    Reseña Del Libro de S. Tormey "The End of Representative Politics". [REVIEW]Lasse Thomassen - 2017 - Recerca.Revista de Pensament I Anàlisi 21:190-194.
    Simon Tormey’s book, The End of Representative Politics, draws on his work on representation from the last decade as well as on a case study of the tumultuous, but exciting, Spanish politics of recent years. Tormey is interested in a new form of politics that puts into question two images: our inherited image of representation as a unilateral relationship between governing and governed, and our inherited image of democratic politics as representative politics. Politics and democracy are much more than institutional, (...)
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    12 Derrida Vs Habermas Revisited.Lasse Thomassen - 2007 - In MarieVE Suetsugu, Ludovic Glorieux & Indira Hasimbegovic (eds.), Derrida: Negotiating the Legacy. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 210-224.
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    Political Theory in a Provisional Mode.Lasse Thomassen - 2010 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 13 (4):453-473.
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    ‘Rorty’s “Continental” Interlocutors,’ Contribution to Book Roundtable.Lasse Thomassen, Joe Hoover, David Owen, Paul Patton & Clayton Chin - 2020 - Theoria 67 (162):88-116.
    Clayton Chin provides a helpful reconstruction of Rorty’s philosophy that aims to show its usefulness for political thought, while also shedding light on its relationships with Continental philosophy and on Rorty’s reading strategy employed in relation to some Continental thinkers. In relation to the first aim, Chin argues convincingly that Rorty’s primary contribution to political thought is located at the meta-theoretical level, by which he means the level at which questions may be asked about the nature and purpose of political (...)
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  45. Hent de Vries, Religion and Violence: Philosophical Perspectives From Kant to Derrida Reviewed By.Lasse Thomassen - 2003 - Philosophy in Review 23 (2):98-100.
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    Wendy Brown: Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2006.Lasse Thomassen - 2007 - Foro Interno. Anuario de Teoría Política 7:171-174.