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The Tragedy of Marx and Justice: A Critique of Marx's Failed Attempt to Dispense with Principles of Justice
In 'The Tragedy of Marx and Justice: A Critique of Marxs Failed Attempt to Dispense with Principles of Justice,' I critique Marxs belief that his theory of history, as well as the socialist society it would help to bring ...
Ethics and Resistant Subject: Levinas, Foucault, Marx
The present work essays a conception of human subjectivity capable of effective resistance to totalizing systems. The term “effective” distinguishes the absolute resistance of an ethical-subjectivity from the survival ...
Democracy Against: The Antinomies of Politics
How should democracy be thought? How do we go about organising its concept? On what basis? And to what end? Rather than confine democracy to an ancient political constitution or modern system of government, this dissertation ...
On Alienation and Imperialism: Synthesizing the Work of Herbert Marcuse and Samir Amin
This dissertation builds on the idea that there is much to be gained by bringing Western Marxism and Marxist theories of imperialism into engagement with each other through synthesis of the work of two key figures: Herbert ...
Forces of Chaos and Anarchy: Rock Music, the New Left and Social Movements, 1964 to 1972
This dissertation engages an unresolved debate on the rock aesthetic in New Left Review, between Perry Anderson and David Fernbach while pointing toward a new dialectical social theory with which to analyze cultural form ...
Nature, History and the Dialectic of Negativity: The Category of Nature in Marx's Writings
The following dissertation examines Marxs conception of nature, including the relationship between that conception and his social theory, political philosophy, and critique of political economy. It offers an erudite defence ...