Rowman and Littlefield International

Podcasting Reason: Saudi Teens Promote Critical Thinking Online

Guest blog from Joseph Braude, author of Rowman & Littlefield book, Broadcasting Change: Arabic Media as a Catalyst for Liberalism
Published on Friday 15 Dec 2017

Günther Anders, Smart Technology and the Rise of Promethean Shame

Prometheanism makes one of Anders’ key texts – the substantial essay ‘On Promethean Shame’, first published in The Obsolescence of Human Beings Vol 1 (1956), available in English for the first time. Building on this, it mobilises Anders' mode of thinking to discuss how our reliance on increasingly capable machines often embarrassingly exposes the bodily, cognitive and emotional limitations that shape, what Hannah Arendt, Anders’s first wife, called ‘the Human Condition’.
Published on Wednesday 13 Dec 2017

Labour Law and Social Justice: New Beginnings

Brett Heino is author of Regulation Theory and Australian Capitalism: Rethinking Social Justice and Labour Law
Published on Wednesday 06 Dec 2017

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Published on Wednesday 06 Dec 2017

Just Liberal Violence: Sweatshops, Torture, War

Is it okay to exploit people in sweatshops if doing so prevents them from having to scavenge on trash dumps in order to make a living? Should we torture evil, bomb-planting villains as a necessary means to save people from being blown up? Can it sometimes be right to wage war in order to prevent innocents from being killed by some evil aggressor?
Published on Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

Decolonization Matters

By Lewis R. Gordon, editor of Geopolitics and Decolinization: Perspectives from the Global South, and Journeys in Caribbean Though: The Paget Henry Reader
Published on Saturday 04 Nov 2017

Mozambique and the Invisible Bodies: A Contrapuntal Reading of the Great War (1914-1918)

By Meera Sabaratnam, author of Decolonising Intervention: International Statebuilding in Mozambique
Published on Thursday 26 Oct 2017

Social Imaginaries

Suzi Adam, Erin Carlisle, Natalie Doyle, John Krummel, and Jeremy Smith introduce the new Social Imaginaries series.
Published on Friday 08 Sep 2017

Literary Aesthetics and Literary Theory

Considering literary isolationism and Derrida's posture that 'there is no outside the text', Rafe McGregor, author of The Value of Literature, examines how important literature really is today, as we celebrate National Read a Book Day and International Literacy Day, this month.
Published on Wednesday 30 Aug 2017

Heidegger Against the West

Heidegger’s influence in the twentieth century probably outstrips that of any other philosopher, but his influence also exists in a region where his reception has had a remarkable and largely hidden history: Eastern Europe and Russia. Jeff Love, author of Heidegger in Russia and Eastern Europe explores this history and its significance to the broader landscape of world politics today.
Published on Wednesday 09 Aug 2017