La cena di Pitagora - Storia del vegetarianismo dall'antica by Joy Mannucci, Erica

By Joy Mannucci, Erica

Oggi i vegetariani volontari sono milioni in Occidente e l. a. loro forza numerica è un fenomeno moderno che si manifesta con mezzi altrettanto moderni, come net, dando luogo anche a una robusta dimensione produttiva e commerciale. Gli argomenti dei vegetariani, tuttavia, hanno radici antiche e hanno mantenuto una notevole continuità nel corso della storia, evolvendo, insieme alla riflessione e al profondo scontro culturale di lunga durata sul rapporto uomo-animale, nel contesto delle tematiche e dei fenomeni distintivi di ciascuna epoca. Questo libro, non senza sfatare alcuni miti e stereotipi, ricostruisce los angeles storia delle idee e del movimento vegetariani, le motivazioni plurali, i legami col pensiero critico ed eretico di tutti i tempi, dall’orfismo a Leonardo, dalle Rivoluzioni inglese e francese e dai medici illuministi alle femministe abolizioniste dell’Ottocento americano, fino agli sviluppi solo in parte più noti del Novecento.

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Justice Interruptus: Critical Reflections on the by Nancy Fraser

By Nancy Fraser

Refuting the argument to choose from "the politics of popularity" and the "politics of redistribution," Justice Interruptus integrates the simplest features of either. ********************************************************* ** What does it suggest to imagine seriously approximately politics at a time while inequality is expanding around the globe, while struggles for the popularity of distinction are eclipsing struggles for social equality, and once we lack any credible imaginative and prescient of a substitute for the current order? thinker Nancy Fraser claims that the hot button is to beat the fake oppositions of "postsocialist" common sense. Refuting the view that we needs to make a choice from "the politics of popularity" and the "politics of redistribution," Fraser argues for an integrative method that encompasses the simplest elements of either.

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Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian by Stanley L. Paulson, Bonnie Litschewski-Paulson

By Stanley L. Paulson, Bonnie Litschewski-Paulson

Hans Kelsen's efforts within the components of criminal philosophy and felony idea are thought of by means of many students of legislations to be the main influential taking into account this century. This quantity makes on hand the very best paintings extant on Kelsen's thought, together with papers newly translated into English. The e-book covers such themes as competing philosophical positions at the nature of legislations, felony validity, criminal powers, and the harmony of municipal and foreign legislation. It additionally throws a lot gentle on Kelsen's highbrow milieu--as good as his highbrow money owed.

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Second Takes: Critical Approaches to the Film Sequel by Carolyn Jess-Cooke

By Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Sequels, serials, and remakes were a staple of cinema because the very starting, and up to date years have noticeable the emergence of dynamic and revolutionary adaptations of those multi-film franchises. Taking a vast variety of sequels as case reviews, from the Godfather video clips to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, moment Takes confronts the problems posed by means of movie sequels and their aftermaths, presenting new severe ways to what has turn into a dominant commercial mode of Hollywood cinema. The individuals discover the sequel’s investments in repetition, distinction, continuation, and retroactivity, and especially these attitudes and methods towards the sequel that carry it up as one of those figurehead of Hollywood’s advertisement imperatives. a useful source to the movie pupil, critic, and fan, moment Takes bargains new methods of taking a look at the movie sequel’s commercial, aesthetic, cultural, political, and theoretical contexts.

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Wilderness Wanderings: Probing Twentieth-century Theology by Stanley Hauerwas

By Stanley Hauerwas

Barren region Wanderings slashes in the course of the tangled undergrowth that Christianity in the US has develop into to transparent an area for these for whom theology nonetheless concerns. Writing to a iteration of Christians that unearths itself without delay very easily “at domestic” but oddly fettered and beside the point in the USA, Stanley Hauerwas demanding situations modern Christians to reimagine what it will possibly suggest to “break again into Christianity” in an international that's at most sensible semi-Christian. whereas the parable that the USA is a Christian country has lengthy been debunked, a extra pressing optimistic job continues to be; specifically, discerning what it will probably suggest for Christians imminent the edge of the twenty-first century to be brave of their convictions. satirically, reclaiming the church’s identification and challenge may well require relinquishing its purported “gains”—which usually volume to little greater than a feeling of convenience, the seduction of feeling “at ease in Zion”— to absorb back the chance and event of existence “on the way.” hence, this ebook provides no convenience to the non secular correct or left, which keeps to imagine Christianity could be made appropriate with the sentimentalities of democratic liberalism.Such a re-visioned church won't identify itself via conquest or in a reconstituted Christendom, yet fairly needs to advance inside of its personal existence the sufferer, attentive abilities of a wayfaring humans. not less than a church pro by way of a peripatetic lifestyles stands a greater probability of noticing the altering instructions of God’s top. The desolate tract, consequently, ought to not seem to modern Christians in the United States as a foreboding and scary probability yet as a chance to rediscover the thrill and spirit, but in addition the rigorous self-discipline, of devoted itinerancy. At any such an important time as this, Hauerwas demanding situations Christians to eschew the insidious hazards that attend too everlasting a habitation in a spot referred to as the United States and to imagine in its place the holy hazards and dangers attribute of individuals referred to as out, set aside, and led by way of God. wasteland Wanderings is a clarion demand Christians to relinquish the impermanent citizenship of a house which may by no means be the church’s ultimate resting position and optimistically absorb a process existence the horizons of that are as vast and expansive because the God who can provide to lead.The booklet engages, frequently really severely, with significant theological and philosophical figures, reminiscent of Reinhold Niebuhr, Martha Nussbaum, Jeff Stout, Tristram Engelhardt, Iris Murdoch, John Milbank, and Martin Luther King Jr. those interrogations illumine why theology needs to reclaim its personal politics and ethics. rationale on warding off abstraction, Hauerwas intervenes in present debates round medication, the tradition wars, and race.

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Falsos pasos by Maurice Blanchot

By Maurice Blanchot

"Escribir es producir l. a. ausencia de obra (la deconstrucción de l. a. obra)". El dispositivo "crítico", acrítico, que nos enseña este libro, cuyo peso tan sólo podrá soportar aquel que lo lea, es decir, quien lo anule, transforme o sueñe, es el instrumento vertiginoso que nos permite atravesar con su autor los distintos temas tocados por los angeles lengua, que no son sino el Tema callado por l. a. violencia vacía de los angeles jerga crítica tradicional. Si algo nos descubre este desafío es el conocimiento de l. a. posibilidad de inauguración de un nuevo modo de lectura o de apropiación del Libro que se está escribiendo contínuamente, al margen del discurso oficial.
El libro es el vehículo mediante el cual los angeles escritura va hacia los angeles ausencia del libro. Blanchot en los angeles repetición diferente de lo mismo, su obra, se ha interrogado los angeles travesía de una palabra que, sin desdoblarse, hablaría, como una diáspora, unívocamente de l. a. locura y su obra, del libro y su ausencia.

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