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John H. Gillespie

the Enlightenment’s continuing influence, society’s direction was still strongly influenced by belief in God and Christian values. His term is, therefore, predominantly prophetic in nature. He asserts that God is dead in the intellectual sense: ‘the

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Deborah Evans

alliance between jihadists and many Islamist organisations in the West, it has been very successful, particularly in its assault on freedom of speech. So while I agree that IS is attacking the enlightenment as a Western phenomenon, this is merely one aspect

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Counter-Violence and Islamic Terrorism

Is Liberation without Freedom Possible?

Maria Russo

like a symbolic scapegoat, whatever its responsibility, as one of the players involved. Furthermore, ISIS is not attacking the West because they consider it an accomplice in creating the current impasse in the Middle East but rather for an enlightenment

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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

to illustrate his belief that Sartre is ‘interested in the idea that the world of worked matter is, to some degree, a world of liberation and enlightenment’. 11 Gyllenhammer focuses on Sartre’s conception of committed literature and its potential for

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‘This Is a Farce’

Sartrean Ethics in History, 1938–1948 – From Kantian Universalism to Derision

Juliette Simont

Translator : Ârash Aminian Tabrizi

, which, while they render walking easier, over time would make the child’s body less able, dependent on such supports (to take an example from What is Enlightenment? ). A similarly structured example could be developed in the case of ethical freedom. In

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David Schweikart

to the “promethean” tradition of the Enlightenment, which celebrated man’s “domination of nature,” recent research on Marx contradicts this view. Marx was far more aware of capitalism’s despoliation of the environment than is commonly acknowledged

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What Would I Do with Lacan Today?

Thoughts on Sartre, Lacan, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Betty Cannon

identified with questioning everything that they are sometimes identified as nihilists. In their desire to decenter the modernist (post-Cartesian and post-Enlightenment) assumption of the self-sufficient individual mind confronting an objectively existing