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    Temporality and Revolution in Horkheimer's Early Critical Theory: A Luxemburgian Reading of Dämmerung.Loralea Michaelis - 2018 - Télos 2018 (185):129-148.
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    Critical Theory Under the Sign of Schopenhauer: A Reconsideration of Horkheimer's Interpretative Debt.Loralea Michaelis - forthcoming - Constellations.
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    Politics and the Art of Suffering in Hölderlin and Nietzsche.Loralea Michaelis - 2001 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 27 (5):89-115.
    This paper develops an analysis of the relationship between politics and suffering in the writings of Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) and Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). Both thinkers uphold the tragic idea of suffering as a crucible in which the uniquely human powers of self-creation - having reached, apparently, their lowest point - are revealed in all of their grand majesty. Yet they diverge dramatically when it comes to working out the political implications of this idea. Whereas Hölderlin deploys the tragic revaluation of (...)
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    Rosa Luxemburg on Disappointment and the Politics of Commitment.Loralea Michaelis - 2011 - European Journal of Political Theory 10 (2):202-224.
    This article explores the conceptual commitments underlying Luxemburg’s repudiation of the discourse of disappointment which had overtaken the European socialist movement during the First World War. My analysis brushes against the grain of the traditional interpretation of Luxemburg’s admonitions ‘to be cheerful despite everything and anything’ as arising from her allegiance to a Marxist philosophy of history which decrees that socialism must inevitably prevail and so refuses to give way to disappointment or despair. The philosophy of history which Luxemburg absorbed (...)
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