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Book Review: Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction

This volume covers central themes of Islamic thinking such as the caliphate, Shari’a, the life of Muhammad, jihad, and the […]

Book Review: The Lure of Technocracy

In his latest offering, The Lure of Technocracy, Jüregen Habermas argues for Europe to continue working towards a closer political union based […]

Book Review: The Nature and Limits of Human Equality

In this contribution to the field of philosophy, the author John Charvet is dissatisfied with the literature to date which […]

Book Review: Muslim Citizens in the West

The integration of Muslim communities into Western societies is a difficult and strained subject, with myth and misunderstanding rife. […]

Book Review: Being German, Becoming Muslim

Being German, Becoming Muslim is the result of the author, Esra Özyürek’s research on converts to Islam in Germany, […]

Book Review: Islam: An Introduction

Islam: An Introduction gives much attention to questions of universal values, Islam and democracy, gender issues, women’s rights and […]

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    Book Review: Biopolitics of Security: A Political Analytic of Finitude

Book Review: Biopolitics of Security: A Political Analytic of Finitude

Taking its inspiration from Michel Foucault, this volume of essays integrates the analysis of security into the study of […]

Book Review: The Philosophy of War and Exile by Nolen Gertz

Through a close critique of PTSD theory, just war theory, and Western ethics, combined with an empirical study of […]

Book Review: Inside the Brotherhood by Hazem Kandil

Drawing on years of participant observation, interviews, previously inaccessible organizational documents, and memoirs and writings, Hazem Kandil aims to provide […]

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    Book Review: Controversies: Politics and Philosophy in our Time by Alain Badiou & Jean-Claude Milner, translated by Susan Spitzer

Book Review: Controversies: Politics and Philosophy in our Time by Alain Badiou & Jean-Claude Milner, translated by Susan Spitzer

Anyone with an interest in philosophy, politics, history and economics will find many threads of debate and thoughts to […]

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    Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Seventeen essays from distinguished scholars take on the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and consider a variety […]

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    Book Review: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism by Matthew Avery Sutton

Book Review: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism by Matthew Avery Sutton

With American Apocalypse, Matthew Avery Sutton aims to draw on extensive archival research to document the ways an initially obscure […]

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    Book Review: Nancy Now edited by Verena Andermatt Conley and Irving Goh

Book Review: Nancy Now edited by Verena Andermatt Conley and Irving Goh

Jean-Luc Nancy’s writings on philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and religion have contributed to the development of contemporary French thought and helped […]

Book Review: Kant’s Politics in Context by Reidar Maliks

The translation of Kant’s ideas into more recognisable and accessible terminology from the perspective of a modern reader is […]

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    Free event: LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity

Free event: LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity

 
LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity
Date: Saturday 28 February 2015
Time: 1-2.30pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Luke Dormehl, Aleks […]