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Reflections on the Revolution in France, 1790

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume II: 1784-1797

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541539
eISBN:
9780191701238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541539.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the success of British politician Edmund Burke's book Reflections on the Revolution in France. The book, begun as a pamphlet in reply to Richard Price's sermon, outgrew its ... More


Economy and Politics

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/9780231177764.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The fourth chapter (Economy and Politics) re-introduces the much-ignored chapter of Greek Patristic political theory into the history of political thought and political theology. It answers ... More


Sixteenth-Century French and English Resistance Theory

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the resistance against tyranny as conceived by early moderns. Of the various contexts relevant to understanding early modernism's interest in resistance, contract, and rights, ... More


Social Science as Public Communication

in Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226662749
eISBN:
9780226662756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662756.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the professional culture of social science with its stories of self-justification and norms of decorum. “Positivism” is one of the words used only by its detractors, but it is ... More


The Birth of Territory

Stuart Elden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226202563
eISBN:
9780226041285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041285.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book provides an account of the emergence of the concept of territory in Western political thought. It does so primarily through a contextualised reading of the texts of that tradition with one ... More


‘The Laughter of Satan’: The Creation of Puritanism in the 1560s

Rosamund Oates

in Moderate Radical: Tobie Matthew and the English Reformation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198804802
eISBN:
9780191842948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804802.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the ideas at the heart of Puritanism, examining Tobie Matthew’s early radicalism. Using the controversies over vestments in 1564–6 and the visit of Elizabeth I to the University ... More


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