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Stasis Before the State: Nine Theses on Agonistic Democracy

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277391
eISBN:
9780823280636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How is political change possible when even the most radical revolutions only reproduce sovereign power? Via the analysis of the contradictory meanings of stasis, Vardoulakis argues that the ... More


Religious Moralists

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter is chiefly devoted to Pierre Nicole and François Lamy, both to a certain extent followers of Descartes, though Jacques Esprit, a sometime collaborator of La Rochefoucauld’s, is also ... More


Conclusions

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The key themes of the book are recapitulated in the course of a general assessment of the relationship of Augustinianism and Cartesianism in 17th-century moral thought. The writers discovered are ... More


Self-Knowledge and Self-Ignorance in Context

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Scholars have attempted to understand 17th-century writers’ interest in self-knowledge and self-deception in historical terms by linking it to ideological conflict with a class dimension (Paul ... More


 Reason and Authority in the Middle Ages: The Latin West and Islam

Edward Grant

in Scientific Values and Civic Virtues

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195172256
eISBN:
9780199835546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195172256.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Scientific values embodied in Aristotle’s natural philosophy and the civic virtues embedded in his practical sciences (ethics and politics), were used to improve the quality of government in the 14th ... More


The Quarrel of the Imaginaires

Hugh Gaston Hall

in Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151579
eISBN:
9780191672743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151579.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In December 1665 Jean Desmarets engaged the Jansenist apologist Pierre Nicole in a doctrinal controversy, which Nicole turned into a personal ad hominem attack on Desmarets: the Quarrel of the ... More


The Inauthenticity of Pagan Virtue II

Michael Moriarty

in Disguised Vices: Theories of Virtue in Early Modern French Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589371
eISBN:
9780191728808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589371.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the critique of pagan virtue by a number of thinkers inspired by St Augustine, many, but not all, of whom were supporters of Jansenius. Among the Jansenists, Antoine Arnauld ... More


Pierre Nicole: The Psychology of the Virtues

Michael Moriarty

in Disguised Vices: Theories of Virtue in Early Modern French Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589371
eISBN:
9780191728808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589371.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

Typically for a Jansenist, Nicole takes a negative view of the virtues of the pagans. He also condemns the Pharisees for a purely external righteousness. But similar temptations beset Christians. ... More


Entia Successiva

Robert Pasnau

in Metaphysical Themes 1274–1671

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567911
eISBN:
9780191725449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567911.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter analyzes the scholastic distinction between permanent and successive entities. Permanent entities in some sense exist all at once, whenever they exist, whereas successive entities exist ... More


Real Qualities

Robert Pasnau

in Metaphysical Themes 1274–1671

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567911
eISBN:
9780191725449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567911.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins a series of five chapters on the nature of qualities as accidents. The focus here is on the scholastic consensus that there are real accidents, over and above substances. The ... More


Identity over Time

Robert Pasnau

in Metaphysical Themes 1274–1671

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567911
eISBN:
9780191725449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567911.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter looks at a range of scholastic attempts to account for the identity of objects through time. The most straightforward sort of Aristotelian solution, in terms of persistence of form, is ... More


‘Chambres d’Asie, chambres d’ailleurs’: Nicole-Lise Bernheim's ‘Vertical Travels’ in Asia

Hindson Katy

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter compares two of Nicole-Lise Bernheim's récits de voyage: Chambres d'ailleurs (1986), and Saisons japonaises (1999). Traveler, writer, novelist, and journalist, the late Nicole-Lise ... More


The Sex of Death and the Maternal Crypt

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the concepts of death and mourning are gendered in the ancient world, in psychoanalytic theory, and in contemporary culture. It investigates the question of sexual ... More


Chimin Kwaze: Crossing Paths, or Haitian Dancemaking in Port-au-Prince

Celia Weiss Bambara (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

Celia Weiss Bambara focuses on three dancemakers of different generations in early 21st century Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Viviane Gauthier, Florencia Pierre, and Nicole Lumarque. Each of these Haitian ... More


“Hertz, Don’t It?” White “Colorblindness” and the Mark(et)ings of O. J. Simpson

Leola Johnson

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the role of race and the claim of “colorlessness” in O. J. Simpson's life largely prior to the 1994 murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. It seeks to understand ... More


A Touch of Piety: The Tragedy of Antigon's Hands

Michael Naas

in Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy after the Death of God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225002
eISBN:
9780823237081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225002.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter is dedicated to and inspired by the writing of French historian Nicole Loraux. The chapter seeks to extend Loraux's comments on the Antigone to the other six ... More


Conclusion: March 2008

Robert K. Wallace

in Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 2008, March Madness lasted the whole month. The shock of Northern Kentucky University's (NKU) last-second loss to Ferris State the previous year receded deeper and deeper into the past as the ... More


Stasis, or agonistic monism, names the forms of the relation between democracy and sovereignty

Dimitris Vardoulakis

in Stasis Before the State: Nine Theses on Agonistic Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277391
eISBN:
9780823280636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277391.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As soon as justification—and hence judgment and dejustification—are seen as more primary than legitimacy, we can argue that agonistic democracy is the form that precedes any particular formation of ... More


The Dream of Oresme

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As the leading natural philosopher of the fourteenth century, Nicole Oresme’s references to music show its continuing importance as part of the quadrivium; his arguments concerning geocentric ... More


The Enduring Interim

John Kenneth Galbraith

in Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the basic economic life in the Middle Ages, noting the absence of trade or a market during the period. It first considers the legacy of the Romans with respect to economic and ... More


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