Monthly Archives: March 2011

Continuum Philosophy News: A trio of Ranciere titles

« New Philosophy Dictionaries: Hegel and Gadamer | Main March 30, 2011 A trio of Ranciere titles I am pleased to be able to announce the publication of not one, not two by three new studies of the work of … Continue reading

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Books of Interest:Terrorism and the Ethics of War – Academic and Professional Books – Cambridge University Press

Most people strongly condemn terrorism; yet they often fail to say how terrorist acts differ from other acts of violence such as the killing of civilians in war. Stephen Nathanson argues that we cannot have morally credible views about terrorism … Continue reading

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No justice on earth until there is justice for women : Peter Daou

No justice on earth until there is justice for women March 30, 2011 by Peter · 1 Comment   Scan the headlines on any given day and you’re sure to find dozens of stories about girls and women being abused, … Continue reading

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Jailed Iranian Blogger In Grave Condition, His Father Reports – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011

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Farley Granger Dies at 85 NYT

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/30/arts/actor-farley-granger-dies-at-85.html?hpw Great quote from the obit:'For Mr. Granger, the live audience was what made theater superior to filmmaking. “I love getting laughs,” he said in an interview in 1982, in the midst of a substantial run as a replacement Sidney … Continue reading

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Andrew Roberts: Progressive Historian?

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/johann-hari/johann-hari-the-dark-side-of-andrew-roberts-1765229.html   Thank you to two posters at Truthdig: Inherit The Wind and monthofsundays for the link to Johann Hari’s indispensable article on the British Historian Andrew Roberts.  Now Pretty Boy Reactionary has a friend and helpmate, who also can … Continue reading

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Cogitating Peter on The Variegated Nature of American Political Theology

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2011-03-29/obamas-speech-presented-his-vision-of-american-exceptionalism/   My American Political Theology is better than your American Political Theology might be a better title for these hasty jottings of Cogitating Peter (CP). It echoes of a schoolyard taunt. How many times will be treated to 'patriotic … Continue reading

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