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Invoking a World of Ideas

Theory and Interpretation in the Justification of Colonialism

David Boucher

of subsistence, articulated most fully by the thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment such as Dugald Stewart, Adam Ferguson and Adam Smith, became a presupposition of discussions about land rights that also referred extensively to the Law of Nations

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Tal Correm

. Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment Durham : Duke University Press .

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Ajume H. Wingo

, America or somewhere else beyond her own country. Enlightenment and missionary activities were ready and willing to force people to be free in Rousseau’s sense, or in Isaiah Berlin’s view of ‘positive freedom’. 16 There were thirty-three delegates from

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Decolonising Borders

Re-imagining Strangeness and Spaces

John Sodiq Sanni

first level, culture can be construed as the traditional values, contemporary ways of life and modes of understanding of a citizenry. In this broad and general view of culture, enlightenment principles, liberal democratic norms and economic liberalism

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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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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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Ezekiel S. Mkhwanazi

: Mr President, distinguished delegates, cast your eyes across Africa, the colonialists and imperialists are still there. In this twentieth century of [E]nlightenment some nations still extol the vain glories of colonialism and imperialism. As long as a

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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