Telos 181 · Winter 2017
War and Civil War

Politics today has become the internalization of war by other means. In Telos 181, we turn to the theme of conflict, of war and civil war, as an opportunity to discuss relevant aspects of the political theory tradition and to place them in relation to some current topics.
Read Russell Berman's introduction to Telos 181 here.

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For a New Naturalism
Edited by Arran Gare and Wayne Hudson

A manifesto for a new naturalism that goes beyond reductionism and contributes to the reform of human affairs. The first volume in our new Telos Investigations series. Now available!
Mastering the Past:
Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe
and the Rise of Illiberalism
by Ellen Hinsey

Through a series of eyewitness reports, Ellen Hinsey's Mastering the Past documents a critical shift in the Central and Eastern European political landscape: the rise of illiberalism. Available March 1.
Free Radicals:
Agitators, Hippies, Urban Guerrillas, and Germany’s
Youth Revolt of the 1960s and 1970s
by Elliot Neaman
With a Foreword by Timothy W. Luke

Elliot Neaman's Free Radicals presents a comprehensive panorama of the West German youth revolt in the 1960s,
as well as its subsequent fragmentation and descent into
terrorism in the 1970s.
Eumeswil
by Ernst Jünger

Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
With an Introduction by Russell A. Berman

Ernst Jünger's Eumeswil, a brilliant dystopian novel set in a totalitarian city-state in a post-apocalyptic future, presents a comprehensive synthesis of Jünger’s mature thought, with a special emphasis on the possibilities for individual freedom in a technologically monitored postmodern world.
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Deliberation in Context: Reexamining the Confrontation between the Discourse Ethics and Neo-Aristotelianism

By Ryan Holston

Ryan Holston's "Deliberation in Context: Reexamining the Confrontation between the Discourse Ethics and Neo-Aristotelianism" appears in Telos 181 (Winter 2017). Read the full article at the Telos Online website, or purchase a print copy of the issue in our online store. Individual subscriptions to Telos are now available in both print and online formats. Deliberative democrats continue to emphasize universal justification as . . . (continue reading)

Revisiting Giovanni Gentile's Political Philosophy

By Flaminia Incecchi

As an occasional feature on TELOSscope, we highlight a past Telos article whose critical insights continue to illuminate our thinking and challenge our assumptions. Today, Flaminia Incecchi looks at Giuseppe Parlato's "Giovanni Gentile: From the Risorgimento to Fascism" from Telos 133 (Winter 2005). Giovanni Gentile is one of many important philosophers that have been eclipsed by shifting fashions in modern academia. In . . . (continue reading)

Nietzsche's Will to Power and Heidegger's Metaphysics of Pain: A Response to Mitchell

By Erik Pomrenke

As an occasional feature on TELOSscope, we highlight a past Telos article whose critical insights continue to illuminate our thinking and challenge our assumptions. Today, Erik Pomrenke looks at Andrew J. Mitchell's "Entering the World of Pain: Heidegger" from Telos 150 (Spring 2010). Heidegger's thinking of pain allows for a positive revaluation of pain as openness, not closure, to the world. Andrew . . . (continue reading)

From the Publisher's Desk

Telos has always celebrated rejuvenation and renewal, and in recent years we’ve embraced that change in a variety of ways. We’ve taken Telos online and digitized our complete archive, allowing institutional subscribers from around the world to access the journal over the Internet. We’ve created a regular conference series in New York City and another more recently in Europe, which have brought together an increasing number of scholars to discuss today’s critical issues in politics and philosophy . . . (continue reading)

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