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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Telos 181 (Winter 2017): War and Civil War

By Russell A. Berman

Telos 181 (Winter 2017): War and Civil War is now available for purchase in our store. Consider the question: has American political life ever been as polarized as it is today? If the most appropriate answer is: yes, of course, in 1861, then the problem has been named and we are left with little comfort. The evaporation of anything like a . . . (continue reading)

Cosmopolitanism, Tianxia, and Walter Benjamin's "The Task of the Translator"

By David Pan

David Pan's "Cosmopolitanism, Tianxia, and Walter Benjamin's 'The Task of the Translator'" appears in Telos 180 (Fall 2017), a special issue on Cosmopolitanism and China. 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. As a term, . . . (continue reading)

Cosmopolitan Translation and Cross-Cultural Paradigms: A Chinese Perspective

By Yifeng Sun

Yifeng Sun's "Cosmopolitan Translation and Cross-Cultural Paradigms: A Chinese Perspective" appears in Telos 180 (Fall 2017), a special issue on Cosmopolitanism and China. 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. This paper proposes to investigate . . . (continue reading)

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