8 Results Visit ‘s Eleni Varikas Page and shop for all Eleni Varikas books. Books by Eleni Varikas by Maria Eleonora Sanna and Eleni Varikas. Institution, University of Paris VIII. City, Paris. Country, France. Visitor’s name, Eleni Varikas. Visitor’s academic degree/title, Professor emerita. Department visit . Eleni Varikas. Gender, Experience and Subjectivity: The Tilly–Scott Disagreement. From the viewpoint of women’s history in France, Louise Tilly’s article appears.

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It is not a matter of looking for the origin, but of looking for origins in the plural and, as AnneMarie Roviello stresses, this reveals both the link between the event and its past, and the fact that the link can only be established a posteriori: Translated by david maceynotes 1.

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Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Colloque Hannah ArendtPayot, Paris, The existence of a close link between the development of the notion of the pariah and the universalism of the Declaration of the Rights of Man is hinted at by the privileged place the notion occupies in the literary and political garikas sphere in France, as opposed to countries like England and Germany, where its use remained marginal.

Marx, Early WritingsPenguin, Harmondsworth,p. This crime concerns all peoples and all men because it was perpetrated against the human condition of plurality: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Provide feedback about this page. This approach, shared by other Jewish exiles who, like Adorno and Horkheimer, tried in this same period to think the catastrophe, implies the rejection of all the progressive and anti-progressive philosophies of history that threaten both comprehension of the past, and action in the present: In proclaiming rights that belonged to anyone with a human face, the Declaration of the Rights of Man seemed to suggest that democracy or the regime of the multiple — which had until then been no more than a theoretical possibility for secular political community — could be achieved.

Anthologie critique Oct 26, The tragic experience of this century necessarily casts a sinister light on the varikkas that political modernity has reserved for its pariahs over the last two hundred years.

Not the least of these ironies is that the term itself, which comes from the hierarchical Indian caste system and which had been familiar from the sixteenth century onwards, becomes politically pertinent only at the moment when the principle of varikaas general law for all had discredited the logic of caste and privilege.


What was shattered into pieces in Auschwitz was the very foundation of the universalist principles of political modernity: It is a twofold system of legitimation and domination which, being based upon both the general law and privilegeallows the particular to be disguised as the universal, and the interests of the few as the interests of all.

Whilst the long history of hatred of the Jews and of anti-Semitism might explain the choice of victim, it cannot, on the other hand, explain the nature of the crime.

Gender, Experience and Subjectivity: The Tilly–Scott Disagreement

The history of modern pariahs provides the genealogy of that failure. It has taken several decades to elebi the intellectual silence which surrounded the fact of the systematic and programmed elwni of the Jews and Gypsies and which, even in antifascist literature and critical analyses of the Second World War, tacitly gave it the status of a monstrous exception. By elnei the absolutist postulate of the homogeneity of the body politic, and by making the exercise of human rights dependent upon territoriality and nationality, the democratic state constructed human plurality and diversity as antinomic with freedom and equality, and restricted political vocabulary to a single voice.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. But unlike the dominant doxa of the postwar years, Arendt does not see this task as a mere return to the liberal traditions of a modernity whose course has been interrupted by an archaic or premodern barbarity:.

Yet whilst it is important to resist the temptation to establish a posteriori a relationship of unavoidable continuity between the antinomies of emancipation and the unprecedented crimes of this century, it is just as important to think about the terrible failure of the rights of man.

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A re-examination of the traditions and political dynamics of historical democracy from the point of view of its dissonances, discontinuities and contradictions results in an approach in which the singular becomes symptomatic; in which the exception, rather than proving the rule, sheds a new light on its antinomies.


Whereas we expected to see clandestine street-sweepers hugging the walls, we discovered men and women who worked as computer scientists or teachers of German rubbing shoulders with domestic servants and construction workers, We discovered men and women who had been living and working in France for a long time, but who had been put and are being put outside the law by unjust and xenophobic legislation.

That title is, it seems to me, a much more accurate summary of the nature of her product. The naturalization of inequalities resulted in an insidious combination of old and new modes of legitimation and domination.

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Others stayed in Europe: It established a pre-political hierarchy that existed prior to human action and made it possible to create whole categories of individuals: Please try your request again later. Only 3 left in stock – order soon.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Such an investigation is meaningful only if we start out from the hypothesis that every past event opens on to a plural and inexhaustible posterity. Alexa E,eni Analytics for the Web. Problemi e mitiLaterza, Rome,pp. English Choose a language for shopping.

Before they started to use the gas chambers, the Nazis made a careful study of the question and concluded to their great satisfaction that no country was going to take responsibility for those people. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or eeni image and biography.

Others, like Dwight MacDonald in the United States, were citizens of those countries that took in the immigrants. It is true that these doctrines are not the automatic or inevitable product of science and that they emerge as political weapons which serve the purposes of domination; that racist theories in particular are often, but not always, the product of conservative or counterrevolutionary thinking; but their ideological hegemony left a lasting mark on the mental structures of political modernity.

The genocide was not inevitable; it should never have ekeni place. Sous les sciences sociales, le genre Sep 30, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.