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In the Divine

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Plato’s myth of the rule of Kronos exhibits the human predicament and the function that politics is meant to have in human existence. The human situation is one in which human beings are not cared ... More


National Psychology

Jonathan Garb

in Yearnings of the Soul: Psychological Thought in Modern Kabbalah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226295800
eISBN:
9780226295947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226295947.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter outlines the rise of national and political psychology in late modern Kabbalah and its troubling impact on Israeli society. The late modern circles of Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto, Eliyahu ... More


The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Victoria Kahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a book about the neglected dialogue between several influential twentieth-century theorists of political theology and early modern texts. It focuses on Carl Schmitt, Leo Strauss, Ernst ... More


Bridging Disciplines and Reimagining “Who We Are”

Atalia Omer

in When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226008073
eISBN:
9780226008240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter highlights the importance of bridging gaps among the various disciplines and fields of peace research, religious studies, and political theory. This multidisciplinary approach enriches ... More


Introduction

Neil Roberts

in Freedom as Marronage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226127460
eISBN:
9780226201184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201184.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter frames the context for the main interrelated questions the book answers: 1) what are some distinct concepts of freedom emerging out of the experience of slavery? 2) What important ... More


Liberal Advocacy and Neoliberal Rule: On McCloskey’s Ambivalence

Stephen G. Engelmann

in Humanism Challenges Materialism in Economics and Economic History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429588
eISBN:
9780226429618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429618.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the twentieth century and beyond, market libertarians have consistently identified themselves with classical liberalism while contributing to the formation and justification of neoliberalism. They ... More


Introduction

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the themes and argument of the book as a whole. Tracing the emergence and development of a secular, non-Augustinian critique of pride in early modern philosophy, this book ... More


Philosophical Psychology with Political Intent

Michael A. Neblo

in The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how three philosophers' thinking about the emotions continues to be relevant for political psychology, arguing that philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, and David Hume were ... More


The Myth of the State Revisited: Ernst Cassirer and Modern Political Theory

Joseph Mali

in The Symbolic Construction of Reality: The Legacy of Ernst Cassirer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036861
eISBN:
9780226036892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036892.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter reevaluates Ernst Cassirer's The Myth of the State and its legacy in modern political theory. It suggests that while Cassirer had contributed to the epochal discovery of myth as a “new ... More


Freedom as Marronage

Neil Roberts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226127460
eISBN:
9780226201184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201184.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the meaning of freedom through its fundamental relationship to the experience of slavery. It makes transparent a central insight on the human condition often ignored or disavowed ... More


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