The Journal of Contemporary Thought
Winter Issue - 2008

 

Contents:

 

Beyond the State: Towards an Anarchist Theory

of Contemporary Social Movements
-
Jeffrey Shantz

 

Novel Desires: Re-Visiting the Emergence of the Genre in India
-
Sharon Pillai

 

Making Abnormality: Normalization of Discursive Gaze &

Technologies of the Self in "Paul's Case"
-
Hsin-Ju Kuo & Chung-Hsiung Lai

 

From Artists to Labourers: The Myth of Icarus in Ovid,

Bruegel and Auden
-
Pragyan Rath & Milind Malshe

 

Amitav Ghosh, Modernity and the Theory of the Novel
-
Bibhash Choudhury

 

Carnivalized Public Corruption: Old Feudalism and New

Democracy in All the King's Men, Wise Blood, and Raag Darbari

- Sura Prasad Rath

 

Critical Distances: The Principled Skepticism of

Leo Strauss & Judith Shklar

- Nicholas Buccola