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Exhaustion: A History

Anna Katharina Schaffner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172301
eISBN:
9780231538855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172301.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Today our fatigue feels chronic; our anxieties, amplified. Proliferating technologies command our attention. Many people complain of burnout, and economic instability and the threat of ecological ... More


Hotelling: Beyond the Wall of Scarcity

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Systemic climate change risk is not taken into account by Hotelling rents, which traditionally price the scarcity of natural resources, thereby compelling economic agents to constantly push back the ... More


Introduction

Anna Katharina Schaffner

in Exhaustion: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172301
eISBN:
9780231538855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172301.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Definitions; the exhausted Pope; explanation of methodology.


Humors

Anna Katharina Schaffner

in Exhaustion: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172301
eISBN:
9780231538855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172301.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Exhaustion in classical antiquity, with a focus on how it was theorized by physicians in the context of melancholia and humor theory. Covers Galen's ideas on the physical origins of melancholia, as ... More


‘An End to Journeying’: Travel and its Discontents in Late Modernity

Simon Cooke

in Travellers' Tales of Wonder: Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748675463
eISBN:
9780748684373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675463.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the challenges to the possibility of wonder in late twentieth-century travel. In the first sub-section, it critiques the late modern sense that there is nowhere ‘new’ to travel, ... More


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