Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty
Divine Violence looks at the question of political theology and its connection to sovereignty. It argues that the practice of sovereignty reflects a Christian eschatology, one that proves very hard to overcome even by left thinkers, such as Arendt and Derrida, who are very critical of it. These...
Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Origins Of Modern Wars
James Joll's study is not simply another narrative, retracing the powder trail that was finally ignited at Sarajevo. It is an ambitious and wide-ranging analysis of the historical forces at work in the Europe of 1914, and the very different ways in which historians have subsequently attempted to...
Published October 4th 2006 by Routledge
Desire, Autonomy and Friendship in Liberal Political Theory
Notions of love intersect with ideas on personal liberty, obligation, individuality, self, and difference in this study. James Martel contends that theorists' inattention to the subject has impoverished our explorations of political discourse....
Published June 26th 2001 by Routledge