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Humanity and the enemy : how ethics can rid politics of violence, Bruno Gullì

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Humanity and the enemy : how ethics can rid politics of violence
Title
Humanity and the enemy
Title remainder
how ethics can rid politics of violence
Statement of responsibility
Bruno Gullì
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Humanity and the Enemy attempts to show the limits and problems of the current and dominant idea of politics based on the friend-and-enemy logic, typical of the thought of Carl Schmitt. It proposes an alternative view in which politics and ethics are inextricably intertwined. This view entails the overcoming of the Enemy thought, namely, of the notion that there must always be an enemy. This overcoming can only be accomplished through resistance on the basis of radical changes in the material and cultural conditions of social life. These changes include the dismantling of the inherently violent system of capital and its law, the elimination of poverty and fear, the abandonment of the logic of total and permanent war, and the establishment of structures for the flowering of human dignity and freedom. Humanity itself must become a political subject in order to deactivate and reject the conditions of inhumanity characterizing and crippling our present world"--
  • "Humanity and the Enemy attempts to show the limits and problems of an idea of politics based on the friend-and-enemy logic. It proposes an alternative view, in which politics and ethics are inextricably intertwined. This view entails the overcoming of the Enemy thought as well as radical changes in the material and cultural conditions of social life"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
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Gullì, Bruno
Index
index present
LC call number
JA79
LC item number
.G855 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political ethics
  • Political culture
  • Political violence
  • LAW
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political culture
  • Political ethics
  • Political violence
Label
Humanity and the enemy : how ethics can rid politics of violence, Bruno Gullì
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-174) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- 1. Ethics and the Law: Reconsidering the Friend-and-Enemy Logic -- Remark: Machiavelli and the Desire for Freedom -- 2. The Ethical Obligation to Disobey and Resist -- 3. Deactivate Violence: Human Insecurity, the Enemy, and the Other -- 4. Labor, Poverty, and Migration: Sovereign Terror and the War against Humanity -- 5. Deactivate Terror and the Enemy Logic -- Conclusion -- Humanity without the Enemy
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 179 pages
Isbn
9781137456472
Lccn
2014022837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885228583
  • (OCoLC)ocn885228583
Label
Humanity and the enemy : how ethics can rid politics of violence, Bruno Gullì
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- 1. Ethics and the Law: Reconsidering the Friend-and-Enemy Logic -- Remark: Machiavelli and the Desire for Freedom -- 2. The Ethical Obligation to Disobey and Resist -- 3. Deactivate Violence: Human Insecurity, the Enemy, and the Other -- 4. Labor, Poverty, and Migration: Sovereign Terror and the War against Humanity -- 5. Deactivate Terror and the Enemy Logic -- Conclusion -- Humanity without the Enemy
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 179 pages
Isbn
9781137456472
Lccn
2014022837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885228583
  • (OCoLC)ocn885228583

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