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Published: 11 July 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023043-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2304-3
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
Published: 15 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390169-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9016-9
Published: 25 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387909-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8790-9
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 27 May 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386490-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8649-0
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392941-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9294-1
Book Chapter

By Hagar Kotef
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... savages vagrancy enclosure Locke Hobbes ...
Book Chapter

By Hagar Kotef
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... Locke Hobbes liberal subjectivity freedom of movement disability ...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Junot Díaz Thomas Hobbes Mikhail Bakhtin humor carnivalesque ...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... This chapter analyzes the role of free movement in early liberal thought. Focusing on the work of Hobbes, Lock, Blackstone and Stanton, it argues that motion was a central element in the conceptualization of the liberal idea of freedom. Second, it shows movement was the privileged mode by which...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... This chapter focuses on the colonial and classed facets of the configuration of bodies in motion. Through a reading in Locke, Hobbes, and Plato it shows how freedom of movement was given within a classed, racialized and gendered framework wherein only restrained movement (presumably limited...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines theories of laughter, suggesting that the Western intellectual tradition’s attitude toward laughter until the twentieth century can be encapsulated by Thomas Hobbes’s notion of sudden glory, which claims that one laughs at other people or situations because one feels...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... of laughter, suggesting that the Western intellectual tradition’s attitude toward laughter until the twentieth century can be encapsulated by Thomas Hobbes’s notion of sudden glory, which claims that one laughs at other people or situations because one feels superior to them. Bakhtin expanded the Western...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... This chapter explores different meanings of the concept movement, from emotions to social movements, and demonstrates the flexibility of the concept. Drawing on Arendt, anti-globalization movements, “occupy” movements, revolutions, but also on war, colonial expansion, global trade, or Hobbes’s...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... contributions within the history of modern political thought (relative to counterrevolutionary Catholicism, leftist revolutionaries, Hobbes, and Hegel). Carl Schmitt State liberalism democracy constitutional theory ...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... contemporaries (not only Hans Kelsen and Hans Blumenberg but also Walter Benjamin and Erik Peterson) and situates Schmitt’s contributions within the history of modern political thought (relative to Hobbes, Hegel, and Nietzsche in particular). Carl Schmitt political theology secularization decisionism...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
..., with reference to their differing interpretations of the thought of Baruch Spinoza. After reviewing how each thinker relates to the work of Hobbes, Galli then enters into a detailed explication of their contrasting relations to Spinoza. Although both Strauss and Schmitt enter into conflict with Spinoza (as one...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... This chapter investigates Walter Benjamin’s notion of the optical unconscious, concentrating on photography but taking up a variety of representations and visual practices. Key examples range from the frontispiece of Hobbes’s  Leviathan  through daguerreotypes of enslaved persons to digital...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
.... By drawing on Pierre Clastres’ savage ethnography, these approaches to autonomy have challenged the Hobbesian conception of a violent, pre-political state of nature, the Rousseauian myth of political consensus, and the Kantian ethic of a self-disciplinary citizenship. Whereas for Hobbes the savage...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... state of nature, the Rousseauian myth of political consensus, and the Kantian ethic of a self-disciplinary citizenship. Whereas for Hobbes the savage is a negative limit-condition of permanent war, for Clastres the savage becomes the guarantor of the social, an affirmative subject that obstructs...