We are publishing here the first modern English translation of the report on police and other matters presented by Louis-Antoine Saint-Just to the National Convention on 15 April 1794. This was his last report: his last appraisal of the history of the French Revolution since 1789, his last analysis of the social and economic consequences of the ongoing fight between revolutionary and counter-revolutionary forces and his last sketch on what still needed to be done to secure the foundations of the young Republic. A few months later, the 10th Thermidor year II of the French Republic (28 July 1794 CE), Saint-Just was guillotined in Paris, Place de la Révolution.
Louis-Antoine Saint-Just, Christopher Fotheringham, and Jérémie Barthas
On Democracy and Its Other
Marta Nunes da Costa
First, I start by providing an historical account of the ‘meanings’ of democracy. I argue that the American and French Revolutions set in motion a symbolic rupture in the political spectrum, opening up a new horizon for politics, and redefining ‘the
French Revolution and her critique of anti-colonial violence. Her claim that the attempt to solve the social question in the political realm leads to violence seems to apply to the colonial situation. While Arendt targets revolutionary violence in both
Hegelianisms without Metaphysics?
David James, Bahareh Ebne Alian, and Jean Terrier
essay, even find a sort of aesthetic pleasure in it. But like the sands, it quickly fades away. That the world does change we've known at least since the French Revolution. But for someone interested in the processual constitution of reality, Bloch
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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bring it about – what for him is implicit in the Declaration of Independence, the preamble to the American Constitution, the French Revolution’s Declaration of the Rights of Man, the Gettysburg Address, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural [.…] If, as is