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Trust and violence : an essay on a modern relationship

Author: Jan Philipp Reemtsma
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
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The limiting of violence through state powers is one of the central projects of the modern age. Why then have recent centuries been so bloody? In Trust and Violence, acclaimed German intellectual and public figure Jan Philipp Reemtsma demonstrates that the aim of decreasing and deterring violence has gone hand in hand with the misleading idea that violence is abnormal and beyond comprehension. We would be far better  Read more...
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Reemtsma, Jan Philipp.
Trust and Violence : An Essay on a Modern Relationship.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Philipp Reemtsma
ISBN: 9781400842346 1400842344
OCLC Number: 779828643
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Mystery; Chapter 1: Trust and Modernity; Two Scenes from Thomas Mann's Confessions of Felix Krull; Trust; Practices of Social Trust; Trust and Seriousness--The Gretchenfrage; Trust and the Construction of the We; We Can't Not Trust; Reorientation; The Bearers of Premodern Social Trust; The Problem of Trust within Modernity; Trust in Modernity; Chapter 2: Power and Violence; Kratos and Bia; A Phenomenology of Physical Violence; Locative Violence; Raptive Violence; Autotelic Violence; Reduction to Body; Psychological Violence/Autotelic Bias. Fragmentation: The Destruction of the IComplementary Opposites; Power--Without Violence; Coercive Power; The Temporality of Power; Reward Power, Coercive Power, and Violence; Richard III: A Flawed Power Calculus; Consent as a Function of Temporality; Participatory Power, Trust, Legal Regulation; Monopoly; Delegation; The Dynamics of Demonopolization; Participatory Power and Violence; Modernity and Violence; Chapter 3: Delegitimation/Relegitimation; Marsyas; Max Stays Seated; Permitted, Prohibited, Mandated; Civilization and Barbarism; The I and the Idea of Humanity; Disgust. Shakespeare and the Dawning Awareness of Violence as WrongCurtailing Violence and Preserving Trust; Relegitimation (1): The Rhetoric of Nation and Civilizing Mission; Bounding the Nation; The Guillotine and the Puppy; Relegitimation (2): The Rhetoric of Eschatological Purge; Relegitimation (3): The Rhetoric of Genocide; Modernity and Its Discontents; Chapter 4: Trust in Violence; Violence--Trust--Power: The Devil and the Little Bishop; Auschwitz--Gulag--Hiroshima; Escalating the Instruments of Violence; Modernization and the Gang; Demodernization and the Gang; The Logic of Terror; Macbeth. Why the Jews?When the Impossible Becomes Possible; Trust in Violence and the Role of Personality; Trust in Violence and Self-Trust; Chapter 5: Violence and Communication; Cola Gentile Speaks; Sociology's Silence; The Disappearance of the Third Party; Coping (1): Delegitimation by Criminal Procedure and the Exclusion of the Third Party; Coping (2): The Authority of the Victim and the Replacement of the Third Party; Coping (3): Instrumental Interpretation and the Denial of Communication; Excursus: A Brief Theory of the Desperado, or, Did William Tell Really Liberate Switzerland? Displaying the Instruments of Torture--Again?Angst and Self-Assurance; Polonius, His Will and Testament; Notes; Bibliography.
Other Titles: Vertrauen und Gewalt.
Responsibility: Jan Philipp Reemtsma.

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