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New German Critique (1 November 2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Thomas Hobbes and Baruch Spinoza's critique of religion were two modern targets of Strauss's criticism. Hobbes was identified as the father of modern civilization who broke violently with the tradition of philosophy and established the foundations of liberalism. As Nazism took hold and Germany faded from...
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New German Critique (1 November 2009) 36 (3 (108)): 109–131.
Published: 01 November 2009
...” discourse is meant to solve. © 2009 by New German Critique, Inc. 2009 Enlightenment as Religion William Rasch “Jesus is the Christ.” With this every Christian can agree; thus, in his Levia- than, Thomas Hobbes insists that this be the single article...
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New German Critique (1 November 2017) 44 (3 (132)): 205–224.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the Intellectual Life of the United States , translated by Fort Jeff . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Dyzenhaus David . 2002 . “Leviathan in the 1930s: The Reception of Hobbes in the Third Reich.” In Confronting Mass Democracy and Industrial Technology: Political...
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2008
... European political history from Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan to the French Restoration proved that liberalism “had no political content and was only an organizational form.”5 His negative con- clusion of course led to “decisionism” based on a moment of crisis, when the sovereign must take...
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the term’s pliability: Paul, Augus- tine, Benedict de Spinoza, and Thomas Hobbes are all said to be writers of the genre, as are many lesser-known fi gures in the Western tradition.2 The term has become promiscuous about its referents, so much so that its ambiguity and breadth of...
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New German Critique (1 August 2013) 40 (2 (119)): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2013
... than closing them down. Where Thomas Hobbes observes a resignation of individuals’ power to make way for political life, Arendt, by contrast, maintains that individuals’ power first comes to fruition in the company of peers.14 In a recent study of Arendt’s work, Andreas Kalyvas proffers the...
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New German Critique (1 August 2013) 40 (2 (119)): 137–165.
Published: 01 August 2013
... king’s body, exemplified by the frontispiece of Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan: Hitler and his cronies stand before an image of the Reich as a mass of people, which they encircle with a chain (fig. 5).13 The sentence below Heartfield’s mon- tage—“I know no parties anymore, I now know only prisoners...
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New German Critique (1 November 2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 57–69.
Published: 01 November 2008
... already a fi rm part of the canon of theories of the state, extending back through Benedict de Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise to Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan, and through the present day it forms a fi rm part of the political discourse of modernity. 68 The Image of Happiness We Harbor...
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New German Critique (1 November 2011) 38 (3 (114)): 115–132.
Published: 01 November 2011
...” and rising far up out of a gray army of comrades.33 In its dimensions and layout the image is remi- niscent of the famous frontispiece of Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan, but the pro- portions are reversed. In the original image, the figure encompasses the popu- lation, but in Weber’s version Leviathan...
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New German Critique (1 August 2008) 35 (2 (104)): 103–137.
Published: 01 August 2008
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New German Critique (1 February 2013) 40 (1 (118)): 65–92.
Published: 01 February 2013
... to Thomas Hobbes. According to one critic, Hobbes argues 27. I borrow the phrase structure of needs from Gail Faurschou, “Obsolescence and Desire: Fashion and the Commodity Form,” in Postmodernism: Philosophy and the Arts, ed. Hugh J. Sil- verman (New York: Routledge, 1990), 238. 28...
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New German Critique (1 August 2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., and relocates it in the realm of aes- thetic autonomy. This epistemological structure, however, becomes effective only when memory converges with an institutional jurisdiction; when aes- thetic autonomy is secured by state sovereignty. “It is not Wisdom,” com- mented Thomas Hobbes, “but Authority...
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New German Critique (1 February 2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
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New German Critique (1 November 2010) 37 (3 (111)): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the fabric of politics. Political theol- ogy must be understood against the backdrop of the common perception of “the political” in the modern era, at least since the publication of Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan in 1651. On this view, among the distinctive features of the political are its complete...
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New German Critique (1 November 2016) 43 (3 (129)): 5–26.
Published: 01 November 2016
... during the Reformation by Martin Luther and John Calvin. And once it was secularized, with human self-assertion substituting for divine will, it could also inform modern political theories like that of Thomas Hobbes, which stressed the artificial rather than natural origins of the state. As...
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New German Critique (1 February 2006) 33 (1 (97)): 15–30.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Rosenzweig Reconsidered (Princeton, NJ: Prince­ ton University Press, 2000), 135–41. 24. Another Marxist critique of the same reification can be found in C. B. Macpherson, The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke (Oxford: Clarendon, 1962), which traces it back to early...
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New German Critique (1 February 2012) 39 (1 (115)): 67–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 7–33.
Published: 01 November 2008
... legitimates decision making. As for the ultimate source of the legal system, neither truth nor nature but authority is responsible for its establishment, as the important adage of Thomas Hobbes, Autoritas non veritas facit legem, indicates for Schmitt. The capacity to promulgate is the only...
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New German Critique (1 February 2013) 40 (1 (118)): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2013
... writes that, beginning with the System der Sittlichkeit (Sys- tem of Ethical Life, 1802), Hegel sought to accommodate Hobbes’s insight that the public sphere is an arena of “hostile competition” by developing a theory of social cohesion in which individuals affirm their freedom through ethical...