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The cultural contradictions of democracy : political thought since September 11, John Brenkman

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The cultural contradictions of democracy : political thought since September 11
Title
The cultural contradictions of democracy
Title remainder
political thought since September 11
Statement of responsibility
John Brenkman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brenkman, John
Dewey number
320.01
Index
index present
LC call number
JA71
LC item number
.B735 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political science
  • Democracy
Label
The cultural contradictions of democracy : political thought since September 11, John Brenkman
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Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223075345489
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Political thought in the fog of war -- War and democracy -- Hobbes versus Kant? -- Leviathan -- The neoconservative illusion -- The frailty of human affairs -- Crises of the republic -- The argument -- Seized by power -- Death and the governor of Texas -- The new American exceptionalism -- The cold warrior myth -- Kant with Arendt -- Targeting Iraq -- Al Qaeda and ultimate ends -- A grammar of motives -- The imagination of power -- State of exception -- Arendt versus Agamben -- Schmitt and Hobbes -- Decision and covenant -- The ordeal of universalism -- September 11 and fables of the left -- First response -- Multilateral ambivalence -- Terrorism as symptom -- Chomskian certitudes -- Hardt and Negri's Empire -- The multitude and prophecy -- Iraq : delirium of war, delusions of peace -- The idealism of means -- The idealism of ends -- Neither left nor right -- The Atlantic misalliance -- Diplomatic intrigues and political truths -- Repudiations of the UN left and right -- The Hobbesian nightmare : occupied Iraq -- The ordeal of universalism -- Democracy and war -- Postnational cosmopolitanism versus liberal nationalism? -- Kant with Hobbes -- Habermas's Agon with Schmitt -- Hobbes with Kant -- Europe, or, the empire of rights -- Islam's geo-civil war -- Global neoliberal religious conservatism? -- No exit -- Conclusion: Prelude to the unknown -- Ideas and errors -- Arendt with Berlin -- Liberty without democracy versus democracy without liberty? -- Democratic striving and sectarian mobilization -- Untimely meditation
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 205 p.
Isbn
9780691116648
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007007659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 85783263
  • (OCoLC)85783263
Label
The cultural contradictions of democracy : political thought since September 11, John Brenkman
Link
Publication
Bar code
31223075345489
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Political thought in the fog of war -- War and democracy -- Hobbes versus Kant? -- Leviathan -- The neoconservative illusion -- The frailty of human affairs -- Crises of the republic -- The argument -- Seized by power -- Death and the governor of Texas -- The new American exceptionalism -- The cold warrior myth -- Kant with Arendt -- Targeting Iraq -- Al Qaeda and ultimate ends -- A grammar of motives -- The imagination of power -- State of exception -- Arendt versus Agamben -- Schmitt and Hobbes -- Decision and covenant -- The ordeal of universalism -- September 11 and fables of the left -- First response -- Multilateral ambivalence -- Terrorism as symptom -- Chomskian certitudes -- Hardt and Negri's Empire -- The multitude and prophecy -- Iraq : delirium of war, delusions of peace -- The idealism of means -- The idealism of ends -- Neither left nor right -- The Atlantic misalliance -- Diplomatic intrigues and political truths -- Repudiations of the UN left and right -- The Hobbesian nightmare : occupied Iraq -- The ordeal of universalism -- Democracy and war -- Postnational cosmopolitanism versus liberal nationalism? -- Kant with Hobbes -- Habermas's Agon with Schmitt -- Hobbes with Kant -- Europe, or, the empire of rights -- Islam's geo-civil war -- Global neoliberal religious conservatism? -- No exit -- Conclusion: Prelude to the unknown -- Ideas and errors -- Arendt with Berlin -- Liberty without democracy versus democracy without liberty? -- Democratic striving and sectarian mobilization -- Untimely meditation
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 205 p.
Isbn
9780691116648
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007007659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 85783263
  • (OCoLC)85783263

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