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French Intellectuals and the Communist Party: Roots of Affiliation

Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the condition and situation of the French Communist intellectuals in the wider tradition of political activity in France. Though the French Communist Party (PCF) occupied the ... More


Introduction: The Withering Away of Communist Intellectuals

Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the origins of the growing political marginalization of the French Communist Party (PCF), particularly the decline in ... More


French Discourses on Exorbitant Jewish Memory

Carolyn J. Dean

in Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801449444
eISBN:
9780801460333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449444.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the general effort of French intellectuals after the 1980s to define victims and the experience of victimization in a new cultural context. Among many scholars and critics in ... More


Political Writings

Simone de Beauvoir

Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036941
eISBN:
9780252097201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036941.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book offers an abundance of newly translated essays by the author that demonstrate a heretofore unknown side of her political philosophy. The book documents and contextualizes the author’s ... More


Tocqueville’s Relation to Jansenism

Lucien Jaume

in Tocqueville: The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152042
eISBN:
9781400846726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152042.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers the supposed Jansenist leanings of Tocqueville. For generations, scholars have been arguing that Tocqueville had deep sympathy for Pascal and perhaps for Jansenism. However, it ... More


Intellectuals and the Republic

Jerrold Seigel

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0038
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the role of the intellectuals in France's political arena, most notably in the matter of the Dreyfus Affair. In its most general sense, the term “intellectual” might refer to ... More


“Catholicisme ondoyant”:: Catholic Intellectual Engagement and the Crisis of Civilization in the 1930s

Michael Kelly

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kelly’s chapter provides an account of the development of a new humanist concept of engagement forged by French Catholic intellectuals in the crucible of debates and experiments of the 1930s. For an ... More


Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Jeremy Ahearne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316081
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

French intellectuals have always defined themselves in political terms. They figure in common representation as oppositional figures set against State and government. But speaking truth to power is ... More


Introduction

in Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349510
eISBN:
9780226349466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349466.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book highlights mysticism of twentieth-century fascination with its emotional, bodily, and excessive forms, as well as how mysticism plays a crucial role in the work of other secular ... More


Selected Philosophical and Scientific Writings

Emilie Du Chatelet

Judith P. Zinsser (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226168067
eISBN:
9780226168081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226168081.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Though most historians remember her as the mistress of Voltaire, Emilie Du Châtelet (1706–1749) was an accomplished writer in her own right, who published multiple editions of her scientific writings ... More


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