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From Schmitt to Foucault

Inquiring the Relationship between Exception and Democracy

Sara Raimondi

these debates, however, it appears less so in regard to the democratic space left to collective participation and popular choice. Against this closure, the article tries to test a “new economy” of power relations as resistance within the structure of the

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Lest We Forget (Matter)

Posthumanism, Memory, and Exclusion

Matthew Howard

(or can threaten) services ( WA , 21 April Anon 1936d: 13)—or when dawn services were canceled because of potential airstrikes during World War II ( KM , 19 March Anon 1942b: 2) —the specific temporality of dawn enacted as it was by the participation

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Christina Oesterheld

Islamic novel makes use of the themes of romantic love and love marriage, but safely situated outside the respectable middle-class domestic sphere. However, while Sharar portrays romantic love as a driving force for the hero’s participation in jihād

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Representative Government in the Dutch Provinces

The Controversy over the Stadtholderate (1705–1707) and Simon van Slingelandt

Bert Drejer

towns had no right to speak for themselves. Van Slingelandt's pivotal claim is that the represented members of the States are excluded from participation in its meetings. He first introduces this claim in speaking of a declaration of the nobility of 1555

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Dealing with an Ocean of Meaninglessness

Reinhart Koselleck's Lava Memories and Conceptual History

Margrit Pernau and Sébastien Tremblay

the role of the Wehrmacht in turning the war into a war of extermination and on their knowledge of and participation in the organization of the so-called Final Solution and the Holocaust. Unlike earlier controversies, this could not be contained in an

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The Specter of Communism

Denmark, 1848

Bertel Nygaard

qualifications as a condition for suffrage—instead of the age limit of thirty years supported by the left and center politicians. He argued, characteristically, that the personal independence required for political participation did not appear at a certain age

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Does Democratic Theory Need Epistemic Standards?

Grounds for a Purely Procedural Defense of Majority Rule

Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti

based on the principle of cognitive diversity instead of competence. More broadly, however, this example illustrates that because epistemic theories of democracy do not treat political participation as a normative value in itself but only as an

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Jean Terrier

corollaries of the development of modern society, or as vehicles of democratic participation, whether within or beyond the nation-state. 89 From Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Max Weber and Hannah Arendt, many social and political thinkers, some of

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Francisco A. Ortega

strengthened the executive, curbed regional power, and restricted popular participation. 94 After 1847 the country spiraled again into intense conflict. Conservative president Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera initiated a number of liberalizing measures, but most

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Paul Apostolidis, William E. Connolly, Jodi Dean, Jade Schiff, and Romand Coles

of the day: climate change, democratic participation, and inequality being leading candidates. He thinks that the dissonances between these tasks are best negotiated in two ways: through movements back and forth between creative reception and writing