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Violence in the World of Symbolic Order and Psychoanalysis

As a concept violence is not one of the key notions of psychoanalysis. In Freud, we cannot see violence instead; aggression, anger sadism, masochism, pain and pleasure, crime and punishment and fear can be seen in his works. These whole concepts are used by him to explain construction of ego and subjectivity. After Freud, violence stably maintains its secondary place ...

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The Changing View of the Turkish Constitutional Court in Defining the Laiklik

The Changing View of the Turkish Constitutional Court in Defining the Laiklik

The definition of secularism is taken to be the most contested issue in the study and literature of secularism. For it is, first of all, a multi-dimensional issue. Some emphasize on secularism as a state doctrine, while others approach secularism as a social reality attributing it with the decline of religiosity and institutional differentiation. In a cross-cultural and cross-geographical classification, ...

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The Genealogy of Microfinance

“…the corpse of a debtor found no peace from the creditor even in the grave.” [1] The second essay of Nietzsche’s “The Genealogy of Morality” draws a framework of contractual relationship between creditor and debtor in order to illuminate the concepts of “guilt” and “bad conscience” in the context of genealogy. For Nietzsche this creditor- debtor relationship is basic forms ...

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Rise of the Far-Right Jobbik in Hungary

Rise of the Far-Right Jobbik in Hungary

It is very remarkable that extremist parties gained an undeniably important number of seats in the European Parliament elections which were held in May 2014. Far-right National Front in France, UK Independence Party in England, Golden Dawn in Greece, Five Star Movement in Italy, Jobbik in Hungary gained the right of representation in Brusells. Beyond these, far-left parties gained seats ...

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