Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty




      Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty
The terrorist attacks of 9 11, followed by the expose of torture in US detainment camps, dampened hopes for a peaceful world in the 21st century and challenged the belief that humanity was on a course of progress toward rational deliberation, the rule of law, and human rights This book investigates the reasons for the resort to violence. Read Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty by Paul W. Kahn – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 248 pages
  • Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty
  • Paul W. Kahn
  • English
  • 05 September 2017
  • 0472050478

10 thoughts on “ Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty

  1. David Ober says:

    In his book, Sacred Violence Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty, Paul W Kahn probes the troubling relationship we have with torture in the era of terrorism Sacred Violence does an impressive job of simultaneously teasing out the complicated implications present in the debate on torture while providing a lucid and engaging history of how the Western world has come to a point where torture is once again at the forefront of an ethical debate Kahn deftly takes us from the era medieval spectacles o In his book, Sacred Violence Torture, Terror, and Sovereignty, Paul W Kahn probes the troubling relationship we have with torture in the era of terrorism Sacred Violence does an impressive job of simultaneously teasing out the complicated implications present in the debate on torture while providing a lucid and engaging history of how the Western world has come to a point where torture is once again at the forefront of an ethical debate Kahn deftly takes us from the era medieval spectacles of torture to the 21st century where images of Abu Ghraib found their way onto the front page of newspapers around the world Kahn argues that what is largely missed about the de...

  2. James says:

    This is a very provocative account but with some serious issues that s five stars for ambition and three for execution if you re keeping score at home Basically, Kahn a law professor at Yale accepts Schmitt s account of the political and throws in some Girard to account for the necessarily sacral sacrificial account of the political community, which is then contrasted with the legal community torture and terror exist in the space of sovereignty beyond law, and they show up the puniness of o This is a very provocative account but with some serious issues that s five stars for ambition and three for execution if you re keeping score at home Basically, Kahn a law professor at Yale accepts Schmitt s account of the ...

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