Politics of Security: Towards a Political Philosophy of Continental Thought

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Index

a
‘absolute arrivant’232
action:
Oedipus Rex188 -91;
politics as 54 , 55 -6;
responsibility and 137 -8, 144 -5
Aeschylus 9 ;
The Oresteia59 , 234
Agamben, G. 114 -15
agonistic respect 151
aletheia see disclosure/aletheia
Allen, W. 101
alterity see Otherness
anti-political politics 153
appropriation 47 -8
Archimedean point 144
Arendt, H. 74 , 112 , 113 , 208 , 223 , 227 ;
command ethic 56 ;
freedom 29 -30, 31 , 208 , 221 ;
narrated stories 148 -9;
nostalgia for polis224 ;
philosophy and politics 206 ;
pillars of truth 222 ;
possibility and laws of necessity 26 ;
thought and danger 32
Aristophanes 9
Aristotle 23 , 56 , 73 , 98 , 112 ;
asphaleia124 ;
influence on Heidegger 45 ;
politics as action 54
art 87 -9
asphaleia77 -8;
exploration of word 119 , 120 , 123 -5;
Oedipus Rex78 , 166 , 171
Augustine of Hippo 73
Auseinandersetzung46
authentic discourse 109
authority for conduct 134

b
barbarians 219
beginning:
aletheic truth 84 -9;
end and 40 -1;
Heidegger on wonder and 64 -5;
see also origins
Begriffsgeschichte tradition 17
Being;
hermeneutical phenomenology 43 -51;
ontological difference see ontological difference;
philosophy and politics 23 -5;
retraction 83 -4;
technicity/technology and 134 -6;
as time 79 -82;
ultimate law of 179 ;
xunon171
being-in-common 153 -4, 155 , 156 , 174
Benjamin, W. 88 , 113
Bernasconi, R. 75 , 91
Birmingham, P. 90 , 109 , 235 , 236
Blanchot, M. 100
body 70
boundaries see limits
Bruns, G. 70 , 77 , 210 ;
hermeneutics 57 ;
purely analytical programs 75
Burke, E. 126

c
calculability/calculation 26 , 29 , 231 ;
metaphysics as calculation 20 , 21 -2;
Oedipus166 ;
terminality and 31
Calvin, J. 125 -6
Caputo, J. 47 , 91 , 132 , 214 ;
aletheia101 ;
ethics 62 ;
manifestation 48
certainty 91 ;
security and 125 -6
chiasmic essence of the political 110 -12
chora180 , 234
Chorus (in Oedipus Rex) 183 , 197 ;
dance of 179 -80
Christian Church 13 -14, 93
Cicero, Marcus Tullius 125
civilisation, possibility of ending 130 -1
Cixous, H. 234
clairvoyance, political 169
closure of thought 7

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - Security, Philosophy and Politics 12
  • Chapter 2 - Radical Hermeneutical Phenomenology 36
  • Chapter 3 - The Topos of Encounter 79
  • Chapter 4 - Interlude 113
  • Chapter 5 - The Political and the Tragic 129
  • Chapter 6 162
  • Notes 205
  • Bibliography 237
  • Index 245
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