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Early Modern Rivals

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In the sixteenth century, a distinct conversation on the use of anticipatory force arose within the just war tradition. The moral tradition recognized the dangers of striking first, but nevertheless ... More


Anticipation in a State of Nature

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The seventeenth century witnessed the continued rivalry between moral tradition and striking first in the writings of Hugo Grotius and Thomas Hobbes, both of whom likened states to individuals living ... More


The Way to Persuasion

Carlo Michelstaedter

in Persuasion and Rhetoric

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104349
eISBN:
9780300130126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104349.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that facing one's fear of death is the beginning of wisdom. What Heidegger, in Being and Time, was to call Being-toward-death is the condition of being persuaded, being fully ... More


Philip Roth

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the recurrence of the theme of death in Philip Roth's novels, including Indignation, Exit Ghost, and Nemesis. The draft and the Korean War in Indignation, the 9/11 aftermath and ... More


Julian Barnes

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Julian Barnes's book on death, Nothing to Be Frightened Of, which details the author's fear for the loss of something he is already, paradoxically, grieving over: ... More


Thrills: Fear and Catharsis as Ideological Effects

Allan Hepburn

in Intrigue: Espionage and Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104981
eISBN:
9780300148480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104981.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyzes the use of thrills in spy narratives. It argues that the thrill unites numerous, dissimilar components. Hazard, fear, pain, eros, aggression, cravenness, bodiliness, ... More


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