© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156852511X505024 Mnemosyne 64 (2011) 37-57 brill.nl/mnem Perspectives on Violence in Euripides’ Bacchae Simon Perris Victoria University of Wellington, Classics Programme, Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand email@example.com Received
Evolving Vigilantism in Indonesia
the FBR ’s fierce reputation and violent image and he replied that the FBR is there to protect and defend Betawi interests and, therefore, is indeed capable of responding violently to any threat, but that violence is not its main purpose. The violence, he maintained, is there on the outside to
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certain inferences even without completely specifying the dynamics. First, they allow assessment of historical evolution, determining whether some historical experience, in our case violence in Indonesia, has undergone a structural change. In general, the analytic methods we develop in this paper are
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excommunicated the couple and encouraged them to repent and do penance. Reyer’s violent and disruptive lifestyle clearly shocked and offended his fellow Mennonites. Even though one might naturally expect the Mennonite churches to condemn violence, the basic narrative of Reyer’s transgression, admonishment
blasphemy as violence that allows us to improve our understanding of the kinds of injury which believers experience in view of blasphemous acts. 2 Furthermore, I explore the conditions that make certain instances of blasphemy take effect as specific forms of violence. My analysis includes research from
least one of the book’s possible shortcomings. Along the way I will broach another topic: the recent upsurge of psychological research on egotism, and in particular the link between egotism and violence and aggression. Four possible shortcomings of Egotism in German Philosophy come readily to mind: (1
that within that long history a special place will have to be reserved for the question of history itself , and especially the question of history or historicity in its irreducible relationship to language and to violence. 1 In what follows, I would like to sketch out some of the early moments in
Citizenship, Nationalist Exclusion, and the (Il)legitimate Use of Force
Eva Gerharz and Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka
. In the last decades, internal evaluations of democracy, and especially the tension between the democratic promise and the manifold shortcomings observed on the ground have intensified. In particular, the co-existence of democracy and violence—observed in many parts of the world, including the West