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Rob'd of glories: Thomas Harriot and his <i>Treatise on equations</i>

Jacqueline A. Stedall

in A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198524953
eISBN:
9780191711886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524953.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

The year that saw the first publication of Oughtred's Clavis also saw the publication of an algebra of a completely different kind, the Artis analyticae praxis (1631), compiled posthumously from the ... More


Polysituatedness: A Poetics of Displacement

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526113344
eISBN:
9781526121080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113344.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is concerned with the complexities of defining 'place', of observing and 'seeing' place, and how we might write a poetics of place. From Kathy Acker to indigenous Australian poet Jack ... More


Defetishizing Fetishes: Art and the Critique of Capital in Neoliberal Society

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines artworks that make use of the strategy of the defetishizing fetish in ways that move the critique of reification from theory to praxis. The author discusses contemporary works ... More


Critical realism

Anastasia Marinopoulou

in Critical Theory and Epistemology: The Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105370
eISBN:
9781526128157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105370.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Critical realism attempted to ground dialectics in realism.Roy Bhaskar insisted on presenting the epistemological validity of mechanisms which, as he maintains, encompass both perception and the laws ... More


Fighting It: New Left Attacks on the Consumerist Establishment and the Yugoslav Dream

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the unorthodox socialist critique of consumer culture developed by a group of revisionist Marxists skeptical of—and even openly antagonistic toward—the market-oriented premises ... More


Saving the Soul of the University (1998)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter illustrates the evolution of the university as a place of intellectual inquiry, excellence, and activism. It concentrates on the University of the West Indies (UWI), particularly the ... More


Sense, Praxis, and the Political

Sanja Dejanovic

in Nancy and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The introduction outlines the three core themes discussed in this compilation of insightful, stimulating, and original papers on Jean-Luc Nancy's thinking of the political; engaging with some of the ... More


Green is life

Amy Levine

in South Korean civil movement organisations: "Hope, crisis, and pragmatism in democratic transition"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090493
eISBN:
9781526109613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090493.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, Levine approaches sacrifice as a practical and praxiological demonstration of commitment, which is what many civil pioneers treated as the basis for a ‘green life.’ Sacrifice has ... More


Neither Cosmopolitanism nor Multipolarity:: The Political Beyond Global Governmentality

Hans-Martin Jaeger

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter builds on recent criticisms of the speculative left and more abstract-declarative or metaphysical readings of the truly political. It does so by turning to the historically and ... More


Introduction: Deleuze: In Practice

Gregory Flaxman

in Practising with Deleuze: Design, Dance, Art, Writing, Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429344
eISBN:
9781474438568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429344.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter traces a philosophical genealogy of the concept of practice itself - from Attic Greek and Latin through to French, German and English, on the one hand, and from Aristotle to contemporary ... More


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