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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 ...
Feminism for Sale: Commodity Feminism, Femininity, and Subjectivity
Today it is commonplace for the female consumer to be targeted using appropriated feminist discourses. This dissertation theorizes commodity feminism, a play on Marxs conception of commodity fetishism, at the intersections ...
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 ...
Subjectivity, Alienation, and Liberation in Levinas and Marx
This dissertation examines the relationship between (inter)subjectivity, normativity, and politics in Emmanuel Levinas and Karl Marx. At first sight, Levinas depiction of a singular and unique relation to othersa bond which ...