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Articles by Jacob Collins
An Anthropological Turn?
NLR 78, November-December 2012, pp. 31-60in
Subjects: Anthropology , France
Alongside the familiar pathways of French post-structuralist thought, Jacob Collins detects an alternative trajectory in the work of four thinkers whose allegiances span the political spectrum. The return to ethnographical concepts of social belonging—fraternity, family, faith—amid the multiple crises of the 1970s.Read this article or download a PDF file
A Metaphysics of Democracy
NLR 74, March-April 2012, pp. 145-154in
Subjects: Biography and Intellectual History , France , Political Theory and Strategy
Jacob Collins on Marcel Gauchet, L’avènement de la démocratie, t. III. Europe’s age of catastrophe as struggle between religious and secular political logics, in the vision of a sotto voce liberal.Read this article or download a PDF file
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