The Journal of Contemporary Thought
Summer Issue - 2008

 

Contents:

 

Unmasking the Political: An Introduction
-
Lajwanti Chatani

 

The Concept of the Political: Between War and Peace
-
Fred Dallmayr

 

The Implosion of 'the Political'
-
Aditya Nigam

 

The Idea of Politics in International Relations
-
Shibashis Chatterjee

 

The Power of Superstition in Public Life in India
-
Dipesh Chakrabarty

 

The Politics of Hindu 'Tolerance'

- Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

 

Inhabiting the Political: Theorizing the Political Consciousness

of the Indian Subaltern
-
Omendra Kumar Singh

 

Revisiting Democracy's First Modern Executive:

The American Presidency
-
William D. Pederson

 

The President as Phronimos

- Ethan Fishman

 

Democratic Politics as a Presupposition of Identity Politics

- N. Sreekumar

 

Radical Liberalism and the Nature of Liberty

in John Milton's Late Political Overtures

- Prasanta Chakravarty

 

Book Review