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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 141–169.
Published: 01 February 2016
... into the meaning of forgiveness in contemporary secular ethics will confront a citation from the chapter “Irreversibility and the Power to For- give” in Hannah Arendt’s Human Condition (1958). Her account is less than eight pages long, yet it stands as a (perhaps the) seminal text in critical litera- ture...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
... According to Adorno, the Holocaust consummates the dialectic of Enlight- enment that the secular, industrial, capitalist state had fostered but could not previously so consummate because the state had made only life inimical to aura (whether in the form of divine or secular, ethical or aesthetic...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and exclusion. Habermas's recent efforts to redeem the contents of religious traditions within his secular moral-political proceduralism revive an aspect of his early work that draws on Hegel's politico-religious idea that the violent reparation of social disunity manifests the “causality of fate.” A critical...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2014
... did not apply the general interpretive category of secular- ization in the self-evident sense of many of his contemporaries. Significantly, in the reception of The Protestant Ethic there was quick recourse to the term— above all by Julius Rachfahl, who used it in a very general sense...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 35–56.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Luther, Weber, Agamben capitalism in Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus (The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism) with Luther and his ostensibly “secularized” concept of vocation. Commenting on Weber’s interventions in the discussion of the relationship...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Axel Honneth; Alex Englander This article asks what it means to claim that secular reason is “postmetaphysical” and differentiates among understandings of that notion in Jürgen Habermas’s work. The article considers what secular reason would have to achieve to make good on the claim that it still...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 97–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... In accordance with Schmitt’s critique of liberal govern- mental forms, Agamben follows the defi nition of exclusionary politics and the three principal rules of Schmitt’s Political Theology: the secularization of theological concepts, the sovereign’s absolute authority in the “state of excep- tion...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., and such 43. Coontz, Marriage, 146. 44. Blasche, “Ethical Life and Civil Society,” 189. 45. Charles Taylor, A Secular Age (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007), 289. 46. Ibid., 283. 47. Herzog, Intimacy and Exclusion, 91...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Samuel Moyn This essay shows that Hannah Arendt was a theorist both of secularization as a process and of the secular as a goal of modern politics. It reconstructs these arguments in her corpus, especially On Revolution , and argues that this dimension of her work may have been a response to Carl...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 83–102.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... As such, Benjamin’s anarchism performs a metacritique of religious and political theory built on the primary critique of anarchist thought. This project belongs to a wider investigation of how Walter Benjamin’s work correlates with contemporary theoretical discussions of religion, secularism, and political agency...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., turns his political- theological emphasis into an analytic tool: “The world in which we fi nd our- selves at the start of the new millennium is littered with the debris of utopian projects, which though they were framed in secular terms that denied the truth of religion were in fact vehicles...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 153–180.
Published: 01 August 2023
... foundations of politics. Political theology not only offers an axiomatic point beyond the political but also locates its premise outside history. Most prominent in the shaping of the term in the twentieth century is Carl Schmitt’s understanding of political theology as secularized theology: All significant...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... In the ancient world . . . while the mission of the Greeks was aesthetic and philo- sophical, that of the Romans political and social, the Hebrew mission was an ethical mission . . . , and even today, in his dispersion, the Jew continues the secular work of his race.22 Having studied...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... They presented Islam as derived from Judaism, and under whose aegis, especially in medieval Muslim Spain, Jews enjoyed not only religious tolerance but cultural and economic flourishing. The image of Islam was of a rational religion that maintained Judaism's monotheism, rejection of anthropomorphism, and ethical...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to anti-Nazis of the secular Left.3 The oversight is understandable, since natural law appeals most strongly to those with a religious sensibility and finds little sympathy among Marxists. Still, the natural law tradition, however indebted to Christianity, has also long influenced secular...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 141–163.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the question “Who is we?” by zooming in on a singular example, Khider’s own. The memory of his discovery of writing as a vocation frames a creative ethical solution to the challenges of living with too many prepositions—and too many different people. Khider begins “Allah’s Prepositions” with a couple...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 67–97.
Published: 01 February 2015
... to the Danish philosopher in Heidegger's Being and Time , these thinkers figured Heidegger as a “secular Kierkegaard.” Both groups read Being and Time as an ontological analysis of the human subject, but the dialectical theologians located the secularizing drive in Heidegger's ontology, while the neo...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
... grounded in the promise of a beneficent, all-restoring Last Judgment,” it is neither unusual nor incoherent, “but if it is not to seem ethically facile, it requires more moral pressure than Benjamin exerts on it.”16 The prose of everyday ethical life Bernstein had in mind unfolds on a temporal...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 217–224.
Published: 01 November 2023
...-Moellendorff’s object of ridicule. 4 Those of us with day jobs at the university and especially those of us who are well versed in theory do not like to be caught short, ethically or conceptually. I am not trying to position German studies (or classics) as the straw figures in these comments—I am...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 111–154.
Published: 01 February 2018
... on secularization provided by Max Weber’s Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus (The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism).98 While there can be no doubt that Auerbach was attuned to the secularity of modern literature and culture,99 the problem with readings of his work...