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The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant

Richard Tuck

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248148
eISBN:
9780191697715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248148.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book is an historical account of the formative period of modern theories of international law. It sets the scene with an extensive history of the theory of international relations from antiquity ... More


Mutable Modernity

Penelope J. Corfield

in Time and the Shape of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115581
eISBN:
9780300137941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115581.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter analyzes “ages” in history and calls for a rethink about “modernity,” which has become overused. It considers the problems in probing current and past usages of modernity and its mutable ... More


From Oikos to Ecclesia

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first chapter (From Oikos to Ecclesia) reviews the history of the concept of oikonomia in Christian thought from the Pauline letters and up to the third century C.E and describes how oikonomia ... More


The Middle Ages: The Universal and the Particular

Rens Bod

in A New History of the Humanities: The Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665211
eISBN:
9780191757471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665211.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

It is hard to tell when the humanities of the ancient world became the medieval humanities. Usually the ‘end’ of Graeco-Roman humanities is marked by the flight to Persia of the last followers of ... More


Warburg’s Renaissance and the Things in Between

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Influenced by Burckhardt and Nietzsche, Warburg promoted a radically new understanding of how the Renaissance inherited a more complex aesthetic heritage from classical antiquity. Yet in the spirit ... More


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