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Perp walks as punishment
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2015)
When Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then head of the IMF, was arrested on charges of sexual assault arising from events that were alleged to have occurred during his stay in an up-market hotel in New York, a sizeable portion of ...
A hobbesian theory of shame
(University of Memphis, 2015)
On most accounts present in the literature, the complex experience of shame has the injury to self-esteem as its main component. A major objection to this idea is that it fails to differentiate between shame and disappointment ...
Keats, Hegel, and belated mythography
(Duke University Press, 2015)
This essay aims to contribute to a growing body of criticism devoted to the paradox of John Keats's peculiarly political aestheticism. Keats places a seemingly disinterested aestheticism squarely within the matrix of ...
Politics, identity, and mobility in travel writing: introduction
(Taylor and Francis Inc., 2015-06-26)
Picturesque in its motley processions: the infrastructure of empire in Emily Eden's Up the Country
(Taylor and Francis Inc., 2015)
Schmitt, Carl (1888-1985)
(Elsevier Inc., 2015)
Carl Schmitt (1888-1985) was a conservative German public lawyer and political theorist. Schmitt is best known for his trenchant critique of liberal constitutionalism, parliamentary democracy, and legal cosmopolitanism. ...
Racing toward history: Utopia and progress in John Guare’s a free man of color
(University of Toronto Press, 2015)
This article examines the way John Guare’s A Free Man of Color (2010) mobilizes a metatheatrical aesthetic to question the methods we use to organize our understandings of the past and formulate our projections of the ...
On the outskirts of the Canon: the myth of the Lone Female philosopher, and what to do about it
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2015)
Women philosophers of the past, because they tended not to engage with each other much, are often perceived as isolated from ongoing philosophical dialogues. This has led - directly and indirectly - to their exclusion from ...
English studies in Turkey: an assessment
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
This paper assesses the present state of English studies in contemporary Turkey. It begins by noting the Head of Turkey's Higher Education Board's admission of the Board's failure to improve higher education. The paper ...
Hot-heads, gentlemen and the liberties of tradesmen: popular politics and the Philadelphia Tanners’ affair of 1739
Over the summer and autumn of 1739 Philadelphia’s two newspapers published competing versions of a hearing in the Pennsylvania assembly that was described as the ‘Affair of the Tanners’. What began as a minor property ...