Main Exile, statelessness, and migration: playing chess with history from Hannah Arendt to Isaiah Berlin
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Exile, statelessness, and migration: playing chess with history from Hannah Arendt to Isaiah Berlin

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Intertwined lives and themes among Jewish exiles -- Equality and difference: human dignity and popular sovereignty in the mirror of political modernity -- The elusiveness of the particular: Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor Adorno -- Whose trial? Adolf Eichmann's or Hannah Arendt's? The Eichmann controversy revisited -- Ethics without normativity and politics without historicity: on Judith Butler's Parting Ways. Jewishness and the critique of Zionism -- From the "Rights to have rights" to the "Critique of humanitarian reason" -- Legalism and its paradoxes in Judith Shklar's work -- Exile and social science: on Albert Hirschman -- Isaiah Berlin: a Judaism between decisionism and pluralism -- Conclusion: the universal and the particular, then and now.
Year:
2018
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Language:
english
Pages:
303
ISBN 10:
0691167257
ISBN 13:
9780691167251
File:
PDF, 2.50 MB
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