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Title Philosophy and the return of violence [electronic resource] : studies from this widening gyre / edited by Nathan Eckstrand and Christopher Yates.

Imprint New York : Continuum, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 221 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-212) and index.
Contents Introduction; part i: between political necessity and the challenge of peace; 1. philosophy after 9/11; 2. who counts? on democracy, power, and the incalculable; 3. perpetual peace and the invention of total war; 4. violent thoughts about slavoj žižek; part ii: at the borders of enmity, otherness, and identity; 5. fragile identity: respect for the other and cultural identity; 6. strangeness, hospitality, and enmity; 7. beyond conflict: radical hospitality and religious identity; 8. towards an anthropology of violence: existential analyses of levinas, girard, and freud.
9. agamben on violence, language, and human rightspart iii: diagnosing power, nonviolence, and discourse; 10. violence and nonviolence; 11. lines of fragility: a foucaultian critique of violence; 12. the logic of violence: foucault on how power kills; 13. the remainder: between symbolic and material violence; bibliography; contributors; index; a; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; r; s; t; u; v; w; y; z.
Summary A range of leading philosophers set the best resources of the philosophical tradition to the task of interpreting violence in its diverse expressions. High profile contributors include Critchley, Ricoeur, Bernasconi, and Waldenfels.
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Subject Violence -- Philosophy.
Philosophy -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Eckstrand, Nathan.
Yates, Christopher S.
Other Form: Print version: Philosophy and the return of violence. London : Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011 9781441152725 (OCoLC)648934495
ISBN 9781441126047 (electronic bk.)
144112604X (electronic bk.)
9781441152725
1441152725