The Ends of Democracy: International Conference in Brazil

The Ends of Democracy: Populist Strategies, Skepticism about Democracy, and the Quest for Popular Sovereignty November 7-9, 2017 SESC Unidade Pompeia São Paulo, Brazil The rise of populist movements in recent years raises questions about the challenges for liberal democracy and its basic institutional forms. For instance, what are “the ends” of democracy in a double sense: what are the ends of democracy, that is, its purposes and promises, but…

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Philosophical Perspectives on Critical Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities

29th Annual Meeting: Philosophical Perspectives on Critical Psychiatry: Challenges and
Opportunities, May 20-21, 2017

Call for Abstracts

Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry
San Diego, California

Critical Psychiatry is a wide-ranging movement that encompasses a highly varied, and possibly incommensurable, array of concepts, concerns, and activities.

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Material and Concepts: working methods and theoretical relations of Walter Benjamin

Call for Papers. This workshop is interested in the relation between Benjamin’s work with different kinds of material and its conceptual articulation. The point of departure will be Benjamin’s working notes dealing with sociohistorical and political topics. Deadline: 1 October, 2016. The workshop will combine lectures (followed by Q&A) with a collective working method.

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Republicanism and Agonistic Democratic Theory

Call for Papers Pléyade. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences ISSN 0718-655x / e-ISSN 0719-3696 Nº 20 July-December, 2017 Special Edition “Republicanism and Agonistic Democratic Theory” In recent decades, various theories have challenged what appears to be a hegemonic dominance of liberalism in at least three directions: economic, legal and the political dimension of the community. Among these, two stand out for the extent of their criticism.

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La actualidad de la crítica. Ensayos sobre la Escuela de Frankfurt (2015)

Libro Nicolás Del Valle

Nicolás del Valle Orellana, editor. Critical theory is the theoretical project that began with the Frankfurt School, one of the most important German intellectual traditions of the twentieth century. This volume is on the discussions of the first three phases of the Frankfurt School. History, art, nature, law, justice, domination, public sphere and social rights are addressed in this book.

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