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John H. Gillespie

applies the concept, as for Bataille, to a period before Nietzsche’s writings. His critique touches on the philosophy, politics and culture of the bourgeoisie after its victory in the French revolution, however we will focus on his analysis of the effects

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Does the City of Ends Correspond to a Classless Society?

A New Idea of Democracy in Sartre's Hope Now

Maria Russo

important thing was to attain the sovereignty of the people. In fact, fraternity was one of the three fundamental values of the French Revolution, and it could be the main principle of Sartre's new idea of democracy. This idea of fraternity is very close to

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Citizenship in religious clothing?

Navayana Buddhism and Dalit emancipation in late 1990s Uttar Pradesh

Nicolas Jaoul

, equality and fraternity. Let no one however say that I have borrowed my philosophy from the French revolution. I have not. My philosophy has roots in religion and not in political science. I have derived them from the teachings of my master, the Buddha

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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

concerned themselves with France’s colonial empire to greater and lesser extents. But like Deschamps, Dubois and Terrier assumed that the French Revolution and republican ideology had shaped France’s contemporary colonial empire, and they in fact wrote a

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Timo Pankakoski and Antto Vihma

metaphors rather underlined historical discontinuity. The art of the French Revolution adopted the mutilation of ancient statues as a central visual trope; reinforced by the uncanny parallel with the guillotine, the dismembered human body became one of the

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“Amazing Rapidity”

Time, Public Credit, and David Hume's Political Discourses

Edward Jones Corredera

. David Womersley (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2006), 99–113. 7 Michael Sonenscher, Before the Deluge: Public Debt, Inequality, and the Intellectual Origins of the French Revolution (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009); Isaac

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Ajume H. Wingo

the disgusted French free citizens’ criticism of the colonial project. 21 Indeed, it appears that, at least since the French Revolution, many have found it difficult to discriminate between violent and nonviolent means. In addition to the thinkers

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Spatial Patterns of Thermidor

Protest and Voting in East Germany’s Revolution, 1989-1990

Marko Grdešić

continues to have relevance. For Brinton, Thermidor stands as shorthand for the entire disappointing conclusion of a period of revolutionary upheaval. For example, he sees the French Revolution as having largely failed in its goals of establishing the

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Joan Vergés-Gifra

, historically, from the very beginning, fraternity was the less used and less implemented ideal. See the entry ‘Fraternity’ in A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution . 7 Domènech (2003) holds that the lack of theorisation on fraternity in the English

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Marrying into the Nation

Immigrant Bachelors, French Bureaucrats, and the Conjugal Politics of Naturalization in the Third Republic

Nimisha Barton

Early Modern France (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), chap. 2, especially. 3 Anti-bachelor sentiment often dovetailed neatly with anticlerical sentiment during the French Revolution. See Suzanne Desan, The Family on Trial in Revolutionary