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Plato and the City: A New Introduction to Plato's Political Thought

Jean-Francois Pradeau

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896535
eISBN:
9781781380666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896535.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This is a general introduction to Plato's political thought. It covers the main periods of Platonic thought, examining those dialogues that best show how Plato makes the city's unity the aim of ... More


A Companion to The Doctrine of the Hert: The Middle English Translation and its Latin and European Contexts

Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898218
eISBN:
9781781380413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Doctrine of the Hert was the fifteenth-century English translation of De doctrina cordis, the thirteenth-century Latin devotional treatise addressed to nuns. The text progressively pairs the ... More


From Hostility through Recognition to Identification: State–Church Models and their Relationship to Freedom of Religion

Winfried Brugger

in Secularization and the World Religions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311871
eISBN:
9781846315671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315671.009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the formulation and protection of religious freedom. It also compares six models of the relationship between state and church. These include the rivalry or hostility between ... More


Domains and Divisions of European History

Johann P. Arnason and Natalie Doyle (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315251
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The patterns of unity and division that define Europe as a historical region have been discussed in some important works, but this complex set of questions merits a more sustained debate. The ... More


Introduction

Lucy Evans

in Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction considers how community dynamics in Trinidad, Jamaica and Guyana have been shaped by histories of colonialism, slavery, and migration. It goes on to examine unity in diversity models ... More


Introduction: European Perspectives on Unity and Division

Johann P. Arnason and Natalie J. Doyle

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores unity and divisions in Europe in relation to four domains of European history: civilisations, religions, regions, and nations. In relation to Europe, the concept of civilisations ... More


Europe – What Unity? Reflections Between Political Philosophy and Historical Sociology

Peter Wagner

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The European Union defines itself in terms of the slogan ‘United in diversity’. However, the establishment of European political institutions has been linked to the issue of ‘European identity’, ... More


Europe in the Name of Science: The European Dimensions of the Austrian Novara Expedition

Irmline Veit-Brause

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the link between unity and division in Europe by focusing on the image of science as a common European enterprise and an early modern vision. It explores the role of science in ... More


Meso-regionalizing Europe: History Versus Politics

Stefan Troebst

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines patterns of unity and division that emerge from constructions of historical regions, with an emphasis on the idea of meso-regions – which are larger than nation-states but ... More


Polish Conceptions of Unity and Division in Europe: Speculation and Policy

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political background to the writings of Oskar Halecki and Marceli Handelsman, and highlights the relation between praxis and theory in Polish conceptions of unity and ... More


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