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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
... embody at a foundational level a theory of language that some recent philosophers, including Charles Taylor and Philip Pettit, locate partly in the writings of Thomas Hobbes. As in Hobbes's political theory, this theory of language is closely tied to the conception of political sovereignty as necessarily...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2004
... cooperation. This concept of liberty of conscious seems to be in direct contradic- tion to Hobbes’s fundamental postulate that fear of homicide forms the basis for the social contract. Hobbes is a significant figure in Qutb’s criticism of classical liberalism. After all, he is credited with laying the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 51–74.
Published: 01 May 2006
... society extends back to the social contract and natural law theorists, such as Pufendorf, Hugo Grotius, and, famously, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. Although they differ in argument, interpretation, and purpose, they generally oppose civil society to the state and see it as the realm of free activity...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
... attitudes toward power in order to diag- nose the pathology of Europe’s current military weakness. That diagnosis has less prognostic than etiological value. Europe’s ideological shift from Hobbes’s understanding of the historical world to Kant’s is what has pro- duced its weakness. While the full...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 131–189.
Published: 01 February 2005
... English speaker’s take on the word wrong in Morality and Sovereignty in the Philosophy of Hobbes (New York: St. Martin’s, 1992), 128–29. See also D. D. Raphael, ‘‘Hobbes on Justice in Perspectives on Thomas Hobbes, ed. G. A. J. Rodgers and Alan Ryan (Oxford: Clarendon, 1988), 164–65. Alex Callinicos...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
... —that is to say Machiavelli and Hobbes. Then I will try to recapture this theory of war as a historical [my emphasis] principle of the func- tion of power, around the problem of race, since it is in the binarism of race that can be perceived—for the first time in the West—the possi...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 August 2005
... there occurs something like a divergence between the form of skeptical arguments and what comes to be their content. Thus we might point to Hobbes’s Leviathan, which, in its opening epistemological chapters, imports many propositions that are more or less skeptical—human reason is impoverished...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 151–159.
Published: 01 August 2006
... existencerequires the work of the imagina- tion. Of course, in thinking about the political and the imagination, we should recall Leviathan (1651), where Thomas Hobbes poses the issue by writing, ‘‘Judgmentbegets strength and structure while ‘‘the imagination which is related to memory begets the poem 5 This is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 February 2000
... the end of the sixteenth century, the act of devoting special attention to was applied to knowledge. So that by 1651, Thomas Hobbes could state in Leviathan, referencing the Latin etymology, that ‘‘the educa- tion...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
... primarily political power.24 For the neo-­Roman/republican conception of freedom, the key issue, in the words of Skinner, drawing from his remarkable work on Hobbes, is that the question of liberty relates to that of “arbitrary power which reduces people to servitude.”25 On the other hand...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... not alert to the sovereign order in which faith always partakes. In the second session of The Beast and the Sovereign, Derrida closely deconstructs Thomas Hobbes’s theory of the political in modernity. His close reading of Leviathan and De Cive shows that the metaphorics of the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 February 2010
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2006
.../intellectual and cul- tural ideas, is the corrupt antithesis of the ancient and medieval. This new world emerged out of, and embodies, the depraved and morally pernicious thought of such thinkers as Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau (WIPP, 170–96). Machiavelli especially, whom Strauss calls the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 207–229.
Published: 01 February 2012
... industrial society. Indeed, these technologies never entirely eliminate open violence, but they mainly rely on scientific disciplines which do not so much state interdictions or try to terrorize the subjects (as Hobbes would recommend), as try to select, pre- scribe, and shape the individual conducts...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Day Review 1 : 29 – 41 . Pettit Philip . 2008 . Made with Words: Hobbes on Language, Mind and Politics . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Pilbeam Pamela . 1994 . The 1830 Revolution in France . London : Macmillan . Rousseau Jean Jacques . (1754) 1962...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 81–107.
Published: 01 May 2005
... by the new universal-dialectic development of a state-form as the rational/actual articu- lation of bourgeois legal and political rights. Precisely because Kant lived in an earlier stage of capitalist development in Germany, he bore witness to a less homogenized realm of value the same way Hobbes...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 135–172.
Published: 01 February 2007
... theory: Hobbes’s genesis of Leviathan, Marx’s primary accumulation, Polanyi’s great transformation, Foucault’s great We would like to thank Niamh Stephenson for her insightful comments, Jim Clifford and Chris Connery for ideas in this text that originated in our inspiring discussions in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes , edited by Steinberg Michael K. Hobbs Joseph J. Mathewson Kent , 232 – 48 . New York : Oxford University Press . Yunrong Zhou . 2007 . “Kangzhan shiqi Sichuan kenzhi yundong chutan” (“A Preliminary Study on the Reclamation and Settlement...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the taxpayers—­including Bill Gates—­who are ultimately the hand that gives? Is Sloterdijk calling on them to revolt? And what’s with the “ethics of the gift” that now enters into the title? How central is it to Sloter- 10. I am evoking here, of course, the frontispiece of Thomas Hobbes’s...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 February 2003
... multiplicity of uses to which any given term has been put— without relying on the arbitrary, melancholic, tyrannical, or Satanic stipula- tion ‘‘This means that The herald of such arbitrariness is Hobbes, whose 6808 boundar ‘‘more than nominalism...