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Mohamed Enani

irony born of the poet’s inveterate wit. Closely examined, the sonnets will reveal that love may indeed be a supreme human passion, but it is not an absolute value in whatever form you choose: the object of the poet’s love in the first 126 sonnets, like

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Daniel Lord Smail

chronic stress is associated with poverty and the condition of being disempowered. Crucially, what may matter is not absolute poverty but relative poverty. As Amartya Sen pointed out in 1999, African Americans as a whole are wealthier than the inhabitants

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Happiness Against All Odds

Incestuous Desires in John Ford's ’Tis Pity She's a Whore

Christoph Ehland

rationality have said all they can and the dimmer voice of the taboo begins insistently to make itself heard’. 3 Famously, Antonin Artaud celebrated the ‘absolute condition of revolt’ 4 which he saw embodied by the protagonists Giovanni and Annabella and

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Being-for-itself and the Ontological Structure

Can Being-for-itself Avoid Bad Faith?

Ronald E. Santoni

that human beings are, for Sartre, “naturally” or congenitally in bad faith in the sense that in the very upsurge of our being in the world, we refuse , reject, and attempt to flee the freedom we distinctively are, “i.e., absolute freedom which is the

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Jan Ifversen

history, they have to begin and end somewhere. Every narrative has a beginning and an ending. Historians will normally escape mythical ideas of absolute beginnings and relativize endings. For them there is no end to history. Particular narratives might be

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Does Democratic Theory Need Epistemic Standards?

Grounds for a Purely Procedural Defense of Majority Rule

Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti

agree with in order to effect a change in the will of the state, the easier it is to achieve a concordance between the individual will and the will of the state. Here, then, an absolute majority does in fact constitute the upper limit. Anything less

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Jean Terrier

historically accurate to suggest that pluralists have rarely been proponents of absolute pluralization. The contribution of this article will be, first, to give some plausibility to these two observations, and second, to offer an explanation of the unavoidable

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Le moment Lamennais

Modern Slavery and the Re-description of People (and Democracy) in Spain and Chile

Gonzalo Capellán

there prevailed a respect for civil equality as well as the guarantee of freedoms. Despite this, Guizot rejected the sovereignty of the number as a false and impossible principle for two main reasons. On the one hand, because it means “the absolute power

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Eliza Deac

perspective was encouraged by the fact that, at the early stages at least, e-literature did not claim absolute novelty but was preoccupied with finding precursors and precedents in the field of literary practice and theory. At the time when Patchwork Girl

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Virile Resistance and Servile Collaboration

Interrupting the Gendered Representation of Betrayal in Resistance Movements

Maša Mrovlje

1948: 71, 2011: 1578–79, 1594–96 ). Throughout the history of our society, however, socially and politically constructed meanings about sexual difference have dignified men as sovereign subjects, while forcing women in the position of an ‘absolute Other