Tag: Max Weber

Bring Me the Head of Norman Vincent Peale: Self Care and the American Obsession with the Power of Positive Thinking

The Familiar Strange , November 7th, 2021

I don’t know when I first heard the term “toxic positivity” but it was sometime after my father was diagnosed with advancing dementia and before my own initial…

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Niemand am Apparat: Zur Selbsterhaltung autopoietischer Systeme im Ausnahmezustand

Die Redaktion , April 22nd, 2020

Seit Jahrzehnten prägen Zombiefilme wie der Klassiker „28 days later“ oder „Resident Evil“ unsere Vorstellung vom Ende der Welt. Anlässlich des Endes des Maya-Kalenders 2012 kamen dann noch…


Wendy Brown’s Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Politics and Knowledge in Nihilistic Times – Thinking with Max Weber

Year-End Reflections on The 2016-17 Anthropoliteia BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project

kevinkarpiak , June 1st, 2017

Welcome to the last post of the 2016-2017 year of Anthropoliteia’s #BlackLivesMatter syllabus. We’ve invited all of the series contributors to offer their thoughts here as we reflect…


Max Weber was a funny guy!

FreeThink 5: Finding Balance in the Midst of Burnout

Gamwell , April 12th, 2017

Freethink #5: Finding Balance in the midst of Burnout In this week’s free think Ryan and Adam talk burning out and finding balance. They reflect on their travels…

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Anthropology is an empty pint carton, and our existential projects are the ice cream

Rex , April 7th, 2017

Because I regularly teach the history of anthropology, I have thought a lot about classical texts and the shape of our discipline. I also recently had a chance…

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The Wall: A Monument to the Nation-State

Maximilian Forte , April 17th, 2016

Reaction against globalization often takes a visceral nationalist turn in many parts of the globe, no less in the US where the impacts of globalization are increasingly registered…


In the Journals – March 2016

Sean Miller , March 31st, 2016

Welcome back to In the Journals, our monthly recap of recent publications regarding security, law, crime, and governance. The upcoming April edition of Security Dialogue features a fantastic…