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Introduction: Reordering the World

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's central themes. This book brings together a selection of essays written by the author over the last decade. Some explore the ways in which ... More


Confronting Democracy’s Many Foes: Todorov’s Mellow Humanism

Fred Dallmayr

in Democracy to Come: Politics as Relational Praxis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670979
eISBN:
9780190671006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670979.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

In modern history, democracy’s dilemma or deficit is evident particularly in the international arena: the imposition of autocratic rule through imperialism and colonialism. In his Conquest of ... More


Democracy and Liberation: A Tribute to Enrique Dussel

Fred Dallmayr

in Democracy to Come: Politics as Relational Praxis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670979
eISBN:
9780190671006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670979.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Dussel’s The Invention of the Americas depicted the Spanish Conquest as a constitutive event in the rise of the modern Eurocentric world order, with its autocratic dichotomy between “center” and ... More


Politics and the Limits of Conscience

Avery Kolers

in A Moral Theory of Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769781
eISBN:
9780191822612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769781.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Francisco de Vitoria and Bartolomé de las Casas both opposed the Spanish Conquista and both defended the rights of American Indians. Nonetheless, Vitoria ended up defending war against the Indians, ... More


In the Beginning, All the World Was America: John Locke’s Global Theory of Property

Onur Ulas Ince

in Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190637293
eISBN:
9780190637323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637293.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter offers an analysis of John Locke’s theory of property in the context of Atlantic colonial capitalism. Breaking with interpretations that center on Locke’s theory of labor, the chapter ... More


Not a Partnership in Pepper, Coffee, Calico, or Tobacco: Edmund Burke and the Vicissitudes of Imperial Commerce

Onur Ulas Ince

in Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190637293
eISBN:
9780190637323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637293.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter examines Edmund Burke’s arguments on the Anglo-Indian trade and the British rule in Bengal. In contrast to the culturalist interpretations of Burke’s position on the British Empire, the ... More


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