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Political theory

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Rousseau, Fanon, And The Question Of Method In Political Theory, A Review Of Jane Anna Gordon's Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau Through Fanon, Michael J. Monahan Jan 2015

Rousseau, Fanon, And The Question Of Method In Political Theory, A Review Of Jane Anna Gordon's Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau Through Fanon, Michael J. Monahan

Philosophy Faculty Research and Publications

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Spinoza’S Hobbesian Naturalism And Its Promise For A Feminist Theory Of Power, Ericka Tucker Jul 2013

Spinoza’S Hobbesian Naturalism And Its Promise For A Feminist Theory Of Power, Ericka Tucker

Philosophy Faculty Research and Publications

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Affective Disorders Of The State: A Spinozan Diagnosis And Cure, Ericka L. Tucker Jul 2013

Affective Disorders Of The State: A Spinozan Diagnosis And Cure, Ericka L. Tucker

Philosophy Faculty Research and Publications

The problems of contemporary states are in large part “affective disorders”; they are failures of states to properly understand and coordinate the emotions of the individuals within and in some instances outside the state. By excluding, imprisoning, and marginalizing members of their societies, states create internal enemies who ultimately enervate their own power and the possibility of peace and freedom within the state. Spinoza’s political theory, based on the notion that the best forms of state are those that coordinate the power and emotions of those within a state, offers us both a diagnosis of and a cure for ...