Terrorism was not explored by philosophy and social sciences until the attacks in September 2001 on the United States, the focus was then rather given to violence and rebellion. Writers from different times can develop and contribute to our understanding and analyses of nowadays’ terrorism. For example, French writers and philosophers Albert Camus and Jacques… Continue reading Critically consider how Camus and Derrida may contribute to an understanding of terrorism in modernity.
Feminism, as well as critical theory, post-structuralism or post-colonialism, is considered in International Relations as an approach rather than a theory. However, all these give different understandings by uncovering power relations and questioning what foundational theories view as certainties in the world (Georgis and Lugosi, 2014, pp.77-78). In order to understand to what extent the… Continue reading Is feminism as an IR theory ethnocentric? Discuss.