Colloquy: issue sixteen

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Colloquy Issue 16 December 2008  [7.1 MB]

Critique of Violence articles

Introduction: Violence and Critique [138 kB]
Carlo Salzani and Michael FitzGerald

Violence as Pure Praxis: Benjamin and Sorel on Strike, Myth and Ethics [234 kB]
Carlo Salzani

Prior to Law and Subsequent to Understanding: Benjamin as a Student of the Law  [238 kB]
Stephanie Polsky

The Creature Before the Law: Notes on Walter Benjamin’s Critique of Violence [364 kB]
Mathew Abbott

Potentiality and Reconciliation: a Consideration of Benjamin’s “Critique of Violence” and Adorno’s “Progress” [117 kB]
Tim Finney

Between Violence and Law, Is There a Place for Justice? [196 kB]
Adam Lodders

The Ethics of Interpretation; Toward Critique Without Judgment [102 kB]
Lara Shalson

Interfaith Dialogue: A Deconstructive Site for the Cycles of Mythic Violence? [182 kB]
Elyse Rider

General articles

“A Dark and Hidden Thing”: Evelyn Waugh, Cannibalism, and the Problem of African Christianity [169 kB]
Timothy M. Christensen

Kant on the Beautiful: The Interest in Disinterestedness [111 kB]
Paul Daniels

“We Grew Here You Flew Here”: Claims to “Home” in the Cronulla Riots [119 kB]
Clemence Due and Damien W. Riggs

Magical Allegory in Marie Darrieussecq’s novel Pig Tales (1996): Piggy Debauchery in Postcolonial France  [132 kB]
Sallie Muirden

Translation

Four Japanese Poems for Peace [270 kB]
Sue Stanford

Book reviews

Christopher Clark. Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Fall of Prussia 1600-1947. London: Penguin Books, 2006. [60 kB]
David Blencowe

Steven Crowell and Jeff Malpas eds. Transcendental Heidegger. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007.  [62 kB]
Rachel Funari

Paul Gillen and Devleena Ghosh. Colonialism and Modernity. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2007. [67 kB]
Ann McCarthy

Chris Healy. Forgetting Aborigines. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2008. [67 kB]
Diane Molloy

Mark Tredinnick. The Little Green Grammar Book. Sydney: UNSW, 2008.[62 kB]
Geoff Berry