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Epilogue

Gavin Steingo

in Kwaito's Promise: Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226362403
eISBN:
9780226362687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362687.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A brief epilogue reflects on the book’s theoretical contributions and offers concluding remarks. In particular, it returns to the notion of music or aesthetics as an “illusion” and elaborates an ... More


Spinoza and Liberal Culture: Leo Strauss, Carl Schmitt, and Hannah Arendt

Victoria Kahn

in The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Leo Strauss’s reading of Spinoza in Spinoza’s Critique of Religion. It then argues that Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise offers a critique of political theology that is ... More


Political Theology and Liberal Culture: Strauss, Schmitt, Spinoza, and Arendt

Victoria Kahn

in Political Theology and Early Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226314976
eISBN:
9780226314990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314990.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the meaning of culture and why it was anathema to both defenders (e.g., Schmitt) and critics (e.g., Strauss) of political theology in early twentieth-century Germany. It ... More


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