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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

that originated in the courts of southern France (by the “middle of the thirteenth century, the troubadour philosophy had become practically institutionalized throughout the courts of Europe, and ‘fine love’ had become the basis for a glamorous and

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By Sentiment and By Status

Remembering and Forgetting Crémieux during the Franco-Algerian War

Jessica Hammerman

independence). Raymond Bénichou, a philosophy professor and regular contributor to the Jewish newspaper, Information Juive , was an established voice. He was an advocate for Jewish reconciliation with Muslims, and he shared with many Algerian Jews an adulation

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Outrageous Flirtation, Repressed Flirtation, and the Gallic Singularity

Alexis de Tocqueville's Comparative Views on Women and Marriage in France and the United States

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

will stop there for fear of lapsing into considerations of high politics, philosophy, metaphysics, economics, and ethics from which I would be unable to extricate myself without putting you to sleep. In any case, I was saying that America is no better

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Pegida in Parliament?

Explaining the Failure of Pegida in Austria

Farid Hafez

the Hooligans. 75 Second, the public spokesperson seemed not to be very skilled. Approximately two weeks before the first march was planned, the philosophy student Georg Immanuel Nagel was chosen as media spokesperson by fifteen leading members of

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Michael B. Loughlin

Bureau, or operations section, of the general staff in the Ministry of War on the eve of 1914 and was an “eloquent spokesman of an updated philosophy of the offensive at all costs.” 47 If Hervé idealized French soldiers at the Marne with an unctuous

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Two Failures of Left Internationalism

Political Mimesis at French University Counter-Summits, 2010–2011

Eli Thorkelson

Philosophy and the French University Movement of 2009” (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago, 2014). 42 Collectif Abélard, Universitas calamitatum: Le livre noir des réformes universitaires (Broissieux: Éditions du Croquant, 2003). 43 Thorkelson, “The

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Myra Marx Ferree, Jeffrey Luppes, Randall Newnham, David Freis, David N. Coury, Carol Hager, and Angelika von Wahl

, political philosophies, and events.” (5) Intended for the “average reader” the style is jargon free and comprehensive. Its prose and layout make it accessible to undergraduate students, yet it also offers a wealth of insights and detail for advanced scholars

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

Rediger” seems as if it must be a reference to Robert Redeker, a French philosophy teacher who famously went into hiding after publicly criticizing Islam. It is, however, not at all clear what Houellebecq intends by this odd appropriation. 34 Ibid., 87. 35

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Richard Ivan Jobs, Judith Surkis, Laura Lee Downs, Nimisha Barton, and Kimberly A. Arkin

understanding of Sayad’s philosophy of culture, undoubtedly influenced by his longtime friend and mentor Bourdieu, to open the volume. In terms of Sayad’s work itself, one wonders what these essays, particularly chapters 2 and 4, would look like if a rigorous

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Félix Germain

life, a doctor. While Houat never became a widely acclaimed author, Cook deemed him important to expound on his political philosophy. Quoting “À La France,” a poem Houat wrote en route to exile, Cook suggested that the ideals of the French Revolution