Alberto Gonzales (Belmont): Waging War Within the Constitution. Matthew C. Waxman (Columbia): The Constitutional Power to Threaten War. Ashley Deeks (Virginia): Taming the Doctrine of Preemption. Anna Spain (Colorado): Deciding to Intervene. Thomas H. Lee (Fordham): The Law of War and the Responsibility to Protect Civilians: A Reinterpretation. David A. Simon (DoD): Ending Perpetual War? Constitutional War Termination Powers and the Conflict Against Al Qaeda. Ryan Goodman (NYU): The Power to Kill or Capture Enemy Combatants (and more). Sarah Cunningham (Lincoln): Zero Dark Thirty: A Critical Evaluation of the Legality of the Killing of Osama Bin Laden Under International Humanitarian Law. Laurie R. Blank (Emory): Targeted Killing. Parthan Vishvanathan (AALCO): A Game of Drones: The Legality of the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Targeted Strikes and Targeted Killings. Oren Gross (Minnesota): The New Way of War: Is There a Duty to Use Drones? Scott S. Boddery (Binghamton): Presidential Use of Force in the Drone Age. Ryan J. Vogel (DoD): Droning On: Controversy Surrounding Drone Warfare Is Not Really About Drones. Natasha Lennard on drone war’s troubling contours: American lives are not more sacred than foreigners’. From PUP, the first chapter from War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority by Mariah Zeisberg. Is the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force constitutional? Brien Hallett wonders. How two senators want to change the way the U.S. wages war: In repealing and replacing the War Powers Act, Senators Tim Kaine and John McCain hope to make it harder for the U.S. to find itself at war.
Florian Ederer (Yale) and Alexander Stremitzer (UCLA): Promises and Expectations (“We investigate why people keep their promises in the absence of external enforcement mechanisms and reputational effects”.) Daniel C. Richman (Columbia): Corporate Headhunting. Michael J. Perry (Emory): Abortion. Carl Mosk (Victoria): The Two Axial Ages of Economic History. Robert Thornton (Witwatersrand): Human Sexuality and Human Origins: The Occlusion of Sex, and the Exclusion of Social Anthropology from the Human Evolution Debate. David A. Skeel Jr. (Penn): When Should Bankruptcy Be an Option (for People, Places or Things)? Death of the fund manager: The business of managing other people's money is being commoditised. It’s past time to start paying attention to the mass kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria. Next month in Norway a “human zoo” will open, a re-enactment of the voyeurist exhibitions of Africans that took place during the colonial era. Young, rich and politically ignorant: Heather Digby Parton on the next generation of libertarian billionaires. In a climate where numerous Rob Ford crack videos may exist, what is the proper market price for any single one of them? He hunted Osama bin Laden, he breaks into nuclear-power plants: Tina Dupuy on the unlikely career of Dalton Fury. The economics of adultery: Data from Ashley Madison, the Web site for people seeking to have an affair, suggest the financial crisis might have caused more infidelity.
Thomas Lemke (Frankfurt): New Materialisms: Foucault and the "Government of Things". Patrick Gamez (Notre Dame): Ricoeur and Foucault: Between Ontology and Critique. Erinn Gilson (North Florida): Ethics and the Ontology of Freedom: Problematization and Responsiveness in Foucault and Deleuze. From Filocracia: An Online Journal of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies, Jeffrey L. Bartilet (PUP): Foucault, Discourse, and the Call for Reflexivity; and Prudencio M. Edralin and Leovino Ma. Garcia (Santo Tomas): Ricoeur's Existential Phenomenology. From the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, Matthew R. McLennan (Ottawa): Heidegger without Man? The Ontological Basis of Lyotard’s Later Antihumanism. Sophie Klimis (SLU-Brussels): From Modernity to Neoliberalism: What Human Subject? Anthony Paul Smith reviews Anti-Badiou: On the Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy by Francois Laruelle. Anti-Revolutionary Republicanism: Knox Peden on Claude Lefort’s Machiavelli. Jeffrey A. Bell reviews Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism, Volume One: The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy by Adrian Johnston. The first chapter from Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre by Jonathan Israel. Ian James reviews Philosophy and Non-Philosophy by Francois Laruelle. Ronjaunee Chatterjee on Alain Badiou in Southern California: A politics of the impossible. Olivia Harrison reviews Living Together: Jacques Derrida’s Communities of Violence and Peace by Elisabeth Weber. Jan Mieszkowski reviews The Death Penalty, Volume I: The Seminars of Jacques Derrida. You can download A Derrida Dictionary by Niall Lucy (2004).