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Freedom and democracy in an imperial context : dialogues with James Tully
Nichols, Robert, 1979- , editor of compilation.
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xii, 299 pages ; 24 cm.
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"Donated by Emine Lâle Demirtürk."
. Editors' introduction / Robert Nichols & Jakeet Singh -- Engagement, proposals and the key of reasoning / Anthony Simon Laden -- Freedom as practice and civic genius : on James Tully's public philosophy / Eduardo Mendieta -- At the edges of civic freedom : violence, power, enmity / Antonio Vázquez-Arroyo -- [Un]Dazzled by the ideal? : James Tully and new realism / Bonnie Honig -- Vattel, imperialism, and the rights of indigenous peoples / Antony Anghie -- On the moral justification of reparation for New World slavery / David Scott -- Postnational constellations? : political citizenship and the modern state / Christian Emden -- Spaces of freedom, citizenship and state in the context of globalization : South Africa and Bolivia / Eunice N. Sahle -- Becoming Black : acting otherwise and re-imagining community / Aletta J. Norval -- Accessing Tully : political philosophy for the everyday and the everyone / Val Napoleon and Hadley Friedland -- Responses / James Tully.


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Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully has made key contributions to some of the most pressing questions of our time, including: interventions in the history of moral and political thought, contemporary political philosophy, democracy, citizenship, imperialism, recognition and cultural diversity. In 2008, he published Public Philosophy in a New Key, a two-volume work that promises to be one of the most influential and important statements of legal and political thought in recent history. This work, along with numerous other books and articles, is foundational to a distinctive school of political thought, influencing thinkers in fields as diverse as Anthropology, History, Indigenous Studies, Law, Philosophy and Political Science. Critically engaging with James Tully's thought, the essays in this volume take up what is his central, and ever more pressing, question: how to enact democratic practices of freedom within and against historically sedimented and actually existing relationships of imperialism?

Table of Contents

Robert Nichols and Jakeet SinghAnthony Simon LadenEduardo MendietaAntonio Y. VáZquez-ARroyoBonnie HonigAntony AnghieDavid ScottChristian J. EmdenEunice N. SahleAletta J. NorvalVal Napoleon and Hadley FriedlandJames Tully
Contributorsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xiii
1 Editors' Introductionp. 1
Part I Recasting Public Philosophy
2 Engagement, Proposals and the Key of Reasoningp. 13
3 Freedom as Practice and Civic Genius: On James Tully's Public Philosophyp. 32
4 At the Edges of Civic Freedom: Violence, Power, Enmityp. 48
5 '[Un]Dazzled by the Ideal?'-James Tully and New Realismp. 71
Part II In Dialogue with the Past
6 Vattel, Internal Colonialism, and the Rights of Indigenous Peoplesp. 81
7 On the Moral Justification of Reparation for New World Slaveryp. 100
8 Postnational Constellations? Political Citizenship and the Modern Statep. 121
Part III Re-Imagining Civic Freedom Today
9 Spaces of Freedom, Citizenship and State in the Context of Globalization: South Africa and Boliviap. 147
10 'Becoming Black's Acting Otherwise and Re-imagining Communityp. 174
11 Accessing Tully. Political Philosophy for the Everyday and the Everyonep. 202
Part IV Conclusion
12 Responsesp. 223
Bibliographyp. 273
Indexp. 293