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Democracies in the Ethnosphere

An Anthropologist's Lived Experiences of Indigenous Democratic Cultures

Wade Davis and Jean-Paul Gagnon

real child of the enlightenment, is the fact that Jefferson is hedging his bets. He's on that cusp where people are, through the enlightenment, trying to liberate themselves from the tyranny of absolute faith. But, at the same time, they are not quite

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Phillip Becher, Katrin Becker, Kevin Rösch, and Laura Seelig

.1007/978-3-322-89595-0 Mittelstädt , Ina . 2013 . “ Der Landschaftsgarten als Herrschaftsraum. Aufklärung und staatliche Ordnung in Wörlitz ” [The Landscape Garden as Powered Space. Enlightenment and State Order in Wörlitz]. In Räume der Macht. Metamorphosen von Stadt und Garten

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Takamichi Sakurai

to this that a factor in fascist formulations is indeed explicable by means of Western Marxism, particularly by the concept of ‘dialectic of enlightenment’, which sees a fascist development in line with a contradiction in economic rationality ( Adorno

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Fadi Amer

: An Analysis . New York : St Martin's Press . doi: 10.1037/14355-000 . 10.1037/14355-000 Pagis , M. 2010 . ‘ From Abstract Concepts to Experiential Knowledge: Embodying Enlightenment in a Meditation Center ’, Qualitative Sociology 33 ( 4

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Interpretation and Rationality

Developing Donald Davidson's Ideas in International Political Theory

Nikolay Gudalov

Enlightenment? Critical International Theory in Historical Mode ’. International Theory 6 ( 3 ): 417 – 453 . doi: 10.1017/S1752971914000128 . 10.1017/S1752971914000128 Dresner , E. 2011 . ‘ The Principle of Charity and Intercultural Communication

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Postcolonial Finance

The Political History of ‘Risk-Versus-Reward’ Investment in Emerging Markets

Cecilia Schultz

appearance of modern financial discourses is rooted in the Enlightenment's unconditional belief in the scientific method to generate ‘truth’ ( Porter 1995 ). This method of knowledge acquisition necessitates a special kind of scientific asceticism and the

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Communication, Context, and Narrative

Habermas and Contemporary Realist Thought

Navid Hassanzadeh

). Political history as well is not taken to be essentially a story of the gradual unfolding of rationality, as a ‘dogmatic Enlightenment’ outlook would have it, but an assemblage of competing forces and beliefs, as well as differences and contingencies that

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Joel Modiri

racism’ (the theory generally held by the Afrikaner Nationalists that blacks are inherently and naturally inferior and thus had been created to serve, and be enslaved by, their white masters) and ‘evolutionary racism’ (a view informed by the post-Enlightenment