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Subject Of Conscience: On The Relation Between Freedom And Discrimination In The Thought Of Heidegger, Foucault, And Butler, Aret Karademir Jan 2013

Subject Of Conscience: On The Relation Between Freedom And Discrimination In The Thought Of Heidegger, Foucault, And Butler, Aret Karademir

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Martin Heidegger was not only one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century but also a supporter of and a contributor to one of the most discriminatory ideologies of the recent past. Thus, "the Heidegger's case" gives us philosophers an opportunity to work on discrimination from a philosophical perspective. My aim in this essay is to question the relationship between freedom and discrimination via Heidegger's philosophy. I will show that what bridges the gap between Heidegger's philosophy and a discriminatory ideology such as the National Socialist ideology is Heidegger's conceptualization of freedom with the aid ...


The Young Shils, Stephen Turner Jan 2013

The Young Shils, Stephen Turner

Philosophy Faculty Publications

Edward Shils began as a sociologist under the close mentorship of Louis Wirth, with whom he collaborated on the translation of Karl Mannheim’s Ideology and Utopia. After 1940, however, Shils’ career, which had been focused on topics in sociology, notably the class and occupational structure of cities and on German Sociological Theory, took an apparent turn, which in 1946 led him into a relationship with Michael Polanyi, a half-time appointment at the London School of Economics, and a new intellectual direction. Part of the biographical background to this was personal: his relationship with Wirth ended, and with it his ...