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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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Between Tyranny and Self-Interest

Why Neo-republicanism Disregards Natural Rights

David Guerrero and Julio Martínez-Cava Aguilar

economists of the Enlightenment ( Gauthier 2002 ; Müller 1990 ). The language of natural law and natural rights is also the moral groundwork of English and Scottish political economy ( MacGilvray 2011 ). The natural right to the fruits of one's own labour

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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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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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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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From Neo-Republicanism to Socialist Republicanism

Antonio Gramsci, the European Council Movements and the ‘Second Republican Revival’

Andreas Møller Mulvad and Benjamin Ask Popp-Madsen

freedom ’ ( Gramsci 1994a: 89 ). What Gramsci here displays is a distinctively republican meditation on the meaning of freedom. It might be case that Enlightenment understandings of individual rights and citizenship, emanating from the more moderate

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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