8 Results Visit ‘s Eleni Varikas Page and shop for all Eleni Varikas books. Books by Eleni Varikas by Maria Eleonora Sanna and Eleni Varikas. Institution, University of Paris VIII. City, Paris. Country, France. Visitor’s name, Eleni Varikas. Visitor’s academic degree/title, Professor emerita. Department visit . Eleni Varikas. Gender, Experience and Subjectivity: The Tilly–Scott Disagreement. From the viewpoint of women’s history in France, Louise Tilly’s article appears.

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Gender, Experience and Subjectivity: The Tilly–Scott Disagreement

Arendt demonstrates the political repercussions elenni the major paradox of establishing equality in the form of privileges, and its lasting effects on the development of modern anti-Semitism. It is a twofold system of legitimation and domination which, being based upon both the general law and privilegeallows the particular to be disguised as the universal, and the interests of the few as the interests of all.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The tragic experience of this century necessarily casts a sinister light on the status that political modernity has reserved for its pariahs over the last two hundred years.

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The genocide was not inevitable; it should never have taken place. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Not the least of these ironies is that the term itself, which comes from the hierarchical Indian caste system and which had been familiar from the sixteenth century onwards, becomes politically pertinent only at the moment when the principle of one general law for all had discredited the logic of caste and privilege.

Despite his civil incapacity, the Poor Man could hope to enrich himself through labour and thus be in a position to make the contribution required for citizenship. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Once those facts had been established, they could not be the object of any critique or moral evaluation.

Colloque Hannah ArendtPayot. The history of modern pariahs provides the genealogy of that failure. Learn more at Author Central.

The adoption of a double register of the extension of privileges and the universality of rights, particular freedoms and Freedom as suchmeant different criteria for citizenship for different people. Such an investigation is meaningful only if we start out from the hypothesis that every past event opens on to a plural and inexhaustible posterity.

This approach, shared by other Jewish exiles who, like Adorno and Horkheimer, tried in this same period to think the catastrophe, implies the rejection of all the progressive and anti-progressive philosophies of history that threaten both comprehension of the past, and action in the present: It has taken several decades to break the intellectual silence which surrounded the fact of the systematic and programmed extermination of the Jews and Gypsies and which, even in antifascist literature and critical analyses of the Second World War, tacitly gave it the status of a monstrous exception.

What was shattered into pieces in Auschwitz was the very foundation of the universalist principles of political modernity: Marx, Early WritingsPenguin, Harmondsworth,p.

That is why any attempt to re-establish human dignity presupposes that we reread that tradition against the grain. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Politically speaking, the death factories were indeed crimes against humanity committed on the body of Jewish people.

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When slavery was re-established by Napoleon, the pariah metaphor became part of the vocabulary of abolitionism. Because it represented such a radical break with the political and ethical traditions of the West, the genocide also revealed itself to be one of the possible outcomes of political modernity.

In proclaiming rights that belonged to anyone with a human face, the Declaration of the Rights of Man seemed to suggest that democracy or the regime of the multiple — which had until then been no more than a theoretical possibility for secular political community — could be achieved. The naturalization of inequalities resulted in an insidious combination of old and new modes of legitimation and domination.


This crime concerns all peoples and all men because it was perpetrated against the human condition of plurality: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Please try your request again later. Adorno critique de la domination: Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Yet whilst it is important to resist the temptation to establish a posteriori a relationship of unavoidable continuity between the antinomies of emancipation and the unprecedented crimes of this century, it is just as important to think about the terrible failure of the rights of man.

Provide feedback about this page. Whilst farikas long history of hatred of the Jews and of anti-Semitism might explain the choice of victim, it cannot, on the other hand, explain the nature of the crime. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. For these latter it was membership of a group, as conferred by birth, that was now invoked to determine the possibility of and the preconditions for the granting of citizenship, varkias of individual talents or wealth.

Where we once saw, or thought we saw, closed and irreducible ethnic communities, we are seeing the presence of a political collective constituted in and through the intentional and concerted actions of the multitude.