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The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Vincenzo Ferrone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this book, one of the world's leading historians of the Enlightenment provides a bracing and clarifying new interpretation of this watershed period. Arguing that philosophical and historical ... More


Architecture of Thought

Andrzej Piotrowski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This book maps and conceptually explores material practices of the past, showing how physical artifacts and visual environments manifest culturally rooted modes of thought and participate in the most ... More


Introduction

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Joseph Yoshisuke Kurihara's life. From his youth and until World War II, Kurihara pursued a path that he believed would enable him to live the ... More


Politicization and <i>Natura Naturans</i>: The Late Enlightenment Question and the Crisis of the

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines two major phenomena that had a profound influence on the Late Enlightenment: the sudden and momentous politicization of the Republic of Letters, and the gradual move towards ... More


This Is about Pleasure: An Ethics of Inhabiting

Stacy Alaimo

in Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816621958
eISBN:
9781452955223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The first chapter considers domestic space as the defining container for the Western “human,” a bounded space wrought by delusions of safety, fed by consumerism, and fueled by nationalist fantasies. ... More


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