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Politics of the Line

Samuel SteinbergDenison university * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 2, 2012 That is what the word “emancipation” means:the blurring of the boundary between those who act and thosewho look; between individualsand members of a collective body.—Jacques Rancière[1] I insist: fraternity is the real manifestation ofthe new world, and hence of the...

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Politics in the Era of the Inexistent Other

Jelica SumicUniversity of Nova Gorica. institute of philosophy of the scientific research center, Slovenian academy of sciences and arts * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 2, 2012 It is one of Lacan’s rather startling statements that we find the formulation that will guide us: “I do not say ‘politics is the...

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The Fate of the Image in Church History and in the Modern State

Joan CopjecCenter for the study of psychoanalysis and culture, university of Buffalo * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 2, 2012 A zigzag path carved into a hill winds from base to crest, where it is crowned by a lushly-leafed tree standing solitary and upright like a kind of hieratic bouquet: this...

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Del “levantón” de algunas hipótesis sobre el narco

Carlos Monsiváis * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 2, 2012 Las fotos y las escenas televisivas sí le dieron para honrar la frase “la vuelta al mundo”. Policías y soldados protegen a los niños de un colegio de Tijuana que oyen los disparos intensos a un par de cuadras, en otro...

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Liberalism, Liberation of Passions, Drives, Traffics

Dany-Robert DufourUniversité de Paris 8translated from the french by michela russo and peter baker * editing and publication by 17, instituto de estudios críticos Volume 2, 2012 Passion I’ll begin with the term “passion”, to the extent that it is dear to me as a philosopher. “Passion” is actually situated at the very core of the...