30th anniversary of the great October socialist revolution: by Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich (1890-1986) Molotov

By Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich (1890-1986) Molotov

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She utilizes Badiouʼs conception of the event and reads Nietzsche as seeking to constitute himself as an event in this specific sense: ʻthe capacity of a given practice to produce its own objectʼ. ) One might suppose that there is nothing new in this claim. Does not Nietzsche himself tell us that he is an event that will divide humanity into two, 34 into those who come before him and those who will come after him? Have not several great thinkers read him, critically and clinically, as an event? Heidegger and Klossowski to mention but two.

0 74532 133 X pb. Theories of justice donʼt originate in a void. They presuppose, and are driven by, images of the good social order, or, conversely, images of what we seek to avoid – human suffering and distress. That these images can motivate both political theory and action seems to be the common idea at the root of recent works by two of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Charles Taylor and Ted Honderich. Both trade on the idea that these images move us and affect us emotionally.

While Honderich seems right to argue that we need some conception of the causal connections between the facts of human wretchedness and the power of our own acts and omissions, ultimately it isnʼt clear that, if we fail to act, we are therefore blameworthy. For we might ask: blameworthy from which perspective? What are the boundaries of the relevant moral community in which we act (or, more frequently, donʼt act)? Again, these are large questions that are all the more complex for being set in an international arena.

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