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The reason of terror : philosophical responses to terrorism

Author: Kem Crimmins; Herbert De Vriese
Publisher: Leuven ; Dudley, MA : Peeters, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kem Crimmins; Herbert De Vriese
ISBN: 9042918233 9789042918238
OCLC Number: 69792590
Notes: "The Reason of Terror ... has its main source of inspiration in the first Philosophical Red Star Line conference, held under the same title as this book and organized at the University of Antwerp in collaboration with Fordham University, New York from 17th until 19th of March 2005"--Ack.
Description: xviii, 299 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Terror(ism) as a philosophical problem: introduction to the 'reason' of terror / Kim Crimmins, Herbert De Vriese --
I: Conceptual determinations --
1. Systematically unsystematic violence: on the definition and moral status of terrorism / Michale Baur --
2. Terror and terrorism, a necessary confusion / Arthur Cools --
II: Historical explorations --
3. Lucretius: reason versus the terror of the soul / Gary Gabor --
4. Machiavelli: the justification of terror and its present-day consequences / Fernand Tanghe --
5. Hegel: absolute freedom and terror / Herbert De Vriese --
6. Hannah Arendt: ideology and terror in totalitarian movements / David Zinn --
III: Contemporary reflections --
7. The rhetoric of sincerity in an age of terror / Anne Ozar --
8. Expressions of terror: rethinking Islamist terrorism as communicative praxis / Kem Crimmins --
9. Terrorism and the question of the political subject / Petre Van Brabandt --
10. Integrity and anxious wonder: why philosophy matters in an age of terror / Daniel Breyer.
Responsibility: edited by Kem Crimmins and Herbert De Vriese.
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