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David Schweikart

values that might have served to restrain historical rebellion disappeared. Thus, followed the excesses of the French Revolution, the “irrational terror” of fascism, and the “rational terror” of Marxism. For the latter, its “scientific” certainty that a

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John H. Gillespie

applies the concept, as for Bataille, to a period before Nietzsche’s writings. His critique touches on the philosophy, politics and culture of the bourgeoisie after its victory in the French revolution, however we will focus on his analysis of the effects

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Does the City of Ends Correspond to a Classless Society?

A New Idea of Democracy in Sartre's Hope Now

Maria Russo

important thing was to attain the sovereignty of the people. In fact, fraternity was one of the three fundamental values of the French Revolution, and it could be the main principle of Sartre's new idea of democracy. This idea of fraternity is very close to

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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

, they are meanings engraved in the ‘matter’ of our processes of thought and thus practico-inert. One example Sartre uses is the Great Fear of 1789, which was a widespread panic among the rural population that occurred at the beginning of the French