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The Citizenship of Beauty: José Vasconcelos’s Aesthetic Synthesis of Race

Diego A. von Vacano

in The Color of Citizenship: Race, Modernity and Latin American / Hispanic Political Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199746668
eISBN:
9780199932337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746668.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the postnational, cosmopolitan response to republican accounts of the role of race in politics through an analysis of the ideas of the Mexican philosopher José Vasconcelos. When ... More


Contesting Nietzsche

Christa Davis Acampora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923901
eISBN:
9780226923918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923918.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This work offers a rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche’s crucial notion of the agon. Analyzing an array of primary and secondary sources and synthesizing decades of Nietzsche scholarship, it shows how ... More


Reconstructing Human Rights: A Pragmatist and Pluralist Inquiry into Global Ethics

Joe Hoover

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198782803
eISBN:
9780191825958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782803.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

We live in a human rights world in which talk of rights is everywhere. This world of human rights, however, is often ambiguous, such that we struggle to comprehend it. Reconstructing Human Rights ... More


Post-structuralism, Civil Society and Radical Democracy

James Martin

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the theme of civil society. Much has been written about civil society in recent years, particularly within the critical theory or deliberative traditions of radical democracy. ... More


Friends and Enemies, Slaves and Masters: Fanaticism, Wendell Phillips and the Limits of Agonism

Joel Olson

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores fanaticism from the perspective of radical (or agonistic) democracy. Despite its accent on conflict, radical democracy, the chapter contends, struggles to understand fanaticism ... More


Global Intellectual History and the Indian Political

Shruti Kapila

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

In specifying the global as a historical and philosophical condition of the twentieth century, this essay situates India as methodologically instructive for the study of major political concepts ... More


Surpassing the Gods: Infatuation and Agonism in Catullus’s Sappho (51)

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The sixth chapter offers a new reading of Catullus’s version of Sappho (Catullus 51) that shows this celebrated lyric translation to be orbiting the poles of fondness and aggression. It argues that ... More


Salvum Lotum! A Rhetor’s Improvised Baths

Janet Downie

in At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The performances of physical cure that Aristides recounts in the Hieroi Logoi are evidence of divine support, and this chapter argues that his purpose is to direct this claim of divine support to ... More


Asymmetry and the Political: Paradigms for a Cultural History of the Iberian Twentieth Century

Ulrich Winter

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that in the twentieth century the Iberian peninsula was a space of asymmetric relations of cultures and nations differing in status, power, and size. Two axes of asymmetry are ... More


Contesting Homer:: The Poiesis of Value

Christa Davis Acampora

in Contesting Nietzsche

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923901
eISBN:
9780226923918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923918.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Nietzsche’s understanding of how Homer stands as a victor in something prior and, thus, epitomizes victorious overcoming, in that Homer redeems, revalues, and sets the standard ... More


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