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    Derrida's Secret: Perjury, Testimony, Oath.Charles Barbour - 2017 - Edinburgh University Press.
    The Snowden Affair, Wikileaks, the 'lone wolf' terrorist, Clinton's private email account - the secret is arguably the central element of our contemporary political experience. Now, Charles Barbour looks at the basic ontological question 'what is a secret?' Organised as a reflection on Jacques Derrida's later writings on secrecy, four chapters each look at a separate problematic: society and the oath, literature and testimony, philosophy and deception, and time and death. Barbour shows that secrecy is not a negation of our (...)
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  2. Between Politics and Law: Hannah Arendt and the Subject of Rights.Charles Barbour - 2012 - In Marco Goldoni & Christopher McCorkindale (eds.), Hannah Arendt and the Law. Hart Pub.2.
     
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    ‘Last of the Schoolmen’: The Young Marx, Latin Culture, and the Doctoral Dissertation.Charles Barbour - 2022 - The European Legacy 28 (1):44-64.
    This article examines Marx’s earliest writings, especially his doctoral dissertation on “The Difference Between the Democritean and Epicurean Philosophy of Nature” and the notebooks he kept while preparing it. Previous commentators on this material have tended to take one of two approaches: either they have used it to associate Marx with an expansive and abstract Western Tradition of philosophical inquiry, or they have located it in the narrow context of the intellectual culture of the German Vormärz. Here I seek to (...)
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    The Marx Machine: Politics, Polemics, Ideology.Charles Barbour - 2012 - Lexington Books.
    Charles Barbour argues not only that we can examine the literary and rhetorical aspects of Marx’s texts, but also that, as soon as we begin to do so, those texts begin to take on new and entirely unexpected political implications.
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    Militants of Truth, Communities of Equality: Badiou and the ignorant schoolmaster.Charles Andrew Barbour - 2010 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 42 (2):251-263.
    Badiou's philosophy of the ‘event’ has itself become an event of sorts for contemporary social and political theory. It has broken radically with a set of propositions concerning the operation of power, the status of knowledge, and the possibility of action that were for some time considered nearly unquestionable, in many ways defining what Badiou might call ‘the state of the situation’. After briefly outlining the manner in which Badiou's reinvigoration of the concept of ‘truth’ constitutes a serious challenge for (...)
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    Doing Justice to Foucault: Legal Theory and the Later Ethics. [REVIEW]Charles Barbour - 2013 - International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 26 (1):73-88.
    This article provides a critical evaluation of Ben Golder’s and Peter Fitzpatrick’s recent Foucault’s Law, which it characterizes as a decisive intervention into both legal theory and Foucault scholarship. It argues in favour of Golder’s and Fitzpatrick’s effort to affirm the multiplicity of Foucault’s work, rather than treat that work as either unified by a consistent position or broken into a series of relatively stable periods. But it also argues against Golder’s and Fitzpatrick’s analysis of Foucault’s understanding of the law (...)
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    The acts of faith: On witnessing in Derrida and Arendt.Charles Barbour - 2011 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 37 (6):629-645.
    In a brief comment in ‘History of the Lie’, his one sustained engagement with Arendt, Derrida criticizes the ‘absence’ of any reference to the ‘problematic of testimony, witnessing, or bearing witness’ in her work, and asserts that she was ‘not interested’ in what ‘distinguishes’ testimony from ‘proof’. This passage links Derrida’s reading of Arendt to a theme that concerns him throughout his later work, specifically the ‘affirmation’ or ‘act of faith’ that ostensibly conditions all human relations, and the possibility of (...)
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    After Sovereignty: On the Question of Political Beginnings.Charles Barbour & George Pavlich (eds.) - 2009 - Routledge.
    Addressing the three dominant contemporary attitudes towards sovereignty - Sovereignty Renewed; Sovereignty Rethought; Sovereignty Rejected - After Sovereignty ...
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  9. Marx as a Republican Writer.Charles Barbour & Thomas Kemple - 2005 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 130:9.
     
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    Capital Returns.Charles Barbour - 2018 - Political Theory 46 (6):938-946.
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    Swearing to God: Agamben's The Sacrament of Language.Charles Barbour - 2011 - Theory and Event 14 (4).
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    Capital ReturnsMarx’s Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital, by RobertsWilliam Clare. Princeton University Press. 2017, 304 pp.Portfolio Society: On the Capitalist Mode of Prediction, by AscherIvan. Zone Books. 2016, 192 pp. [REVIEW]Charles Barbour - forthcoming - Political Theory:009059171773398.
  13. Writing the Republic: Politics and Polemics in The German Ideology.Charles Barbour & Thomas M. Kemple - 2005 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2005 (130):9-37.
     
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    The structure of world history: From modes of production to modes of exchange.Charles Barbour - 2017 - Contemporary Political Theory 16 (2):290-292.
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    Rethinking Revolution.Charles Barbour - 2020 - The European Legacy 26 (2):188-193.
    Perhaps more than any other major historical phenomena, we tend to look through revolutions as much as we look at them, and ascribe to them meanings that have little to do with the intentions and e...
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    In the Present Tense.Ari-Elmeri Hyvönen & Charles Barbour - 2018 - Philosophy Today 62 (2):299-317.
    In this introductory essay to a special issue “Arendt in the Present” we ponder the strange contemporaneity of Arendt’s work, her striking ability to speak to current concerns and experiences, despite her own insistence of remaining engaged with the events of her time. We argue that the “third wave” of Arendt scholarship, building on new theoretical insights and careful archival research has opened many new perspectives to her thought. Arendt scholarship has overcome the tendency to assign her a label, while (...)
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    The Lives and Time of Karl Marx.Charles Barbour - 2021 - The European Legacy 26 (7-8):806-812.
    There is something intrinsically ambivalent about the idea of a biography of Karl Marx. On the one hand, Marx believed that humans are fundamentally social creatures, suggesting there is little to...
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    The Maker of Lies: Simmel, Mendacity and the Economy of Faith.Charles Barbour - 2012 - Theory, Culture and Society 29 (7-8):218-236.
    Georg Simmel’s treatment of the lie – in the essay ‘The Sociology of Secrecy and Secret Societies’, but in other, lesser known texts as well – is an aspect of his thought that has not received a great deal of attention among theorists. And yet many of his better known contributions to social theory – including his concepts of ‘interaction’ and ‘sociation’, his appreciation of the spatial and the aesthetic dimensions of social life, and his speculations about culture and subjectivity (...)
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    Simmel: by Thomas Kemple, Cambridge, Polity Press, 2018, xvi + 208 pp., $37.95.Charles Barbour - 2020 - The European Legacy 25 (7-8):859-860.
    Volume 25, Issue 7-8, November - December 2020, Page 859-860.
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    Review Article: Militancy: The Birth of Multitudes, the Politics of Truth.Charles Barbour - 2007 - Theory, Culture and Society 24 (7-8):373-386.
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    Review Article: Militancy.Charles Barbour - 2007 - Theory, Culture and Society 24 (7-8):373-386.
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