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Joined-Up Government for Local and Regional Institutions

Gerry Stoker

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Joined-up government seems to be able to present itself in various forms of being understood in several ways. It is therefore subject to various interpretations and divergent views. Some contend that ... More


Democracy as the Rule of the Dumb Many?

Hélène Landemore

in Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter illustrates the deeply entrenched prejudice of political philosophers, including some democratic theorists, against “the rule of the dumb many.” It offers a critical literature survey ... More


The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Peter Biller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

By 1300, medieval men and women were beginning to measure multitude, counting, for example, numbers of boys and girls being baptized. Their mental capacity to grapple with population, to get its ... More


The Precept of Marriage and Sufficient Multiplication

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

Peter Brown's The Body and Society delineates the ideal of sexual renunciation in early Christianity, traced through the writings of the Greek and Latin fathers. Interwoven with this theme is the ... More


The Politics (III): Multitude

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

The Politics contained a very flexible view of the actual multitude, a ‘population’ which had varied in the past and might be increasing, decreasing, or staying the same. It could be behaving in one ... More


Milton and the People

Paul Hammond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199682379
eISBN:
9780191789465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682379.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Who are ‘the people’ in Milton’s writing? They figure prominently in his texts from early youth to late maturity, in his poetry and in his prose works; they are invoked as the sovereign power in the ... More


God

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

By redistributing grace to the multitude, this chapter states, Latour has redistributed religion as well. As a practical matter, this move may do little more than clarify and emphasize the work ... More


Constituent Power

Martin Loughlin

in The Idea of Public Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199274727
eISBN:
9780191708329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274727.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by differentiating constituent power and constituted power. It then focuses on the assessment of the contribution made by the concept of constituent power to an understanding of ... More


Vacuoles of Noncommunication: Minor Politics, Communist Style and the Multitude

Nicholas Thoburn

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a complementary analysis that seeks to identify the limits of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri's Gilles Deleuze-inspired political theses. It criticises Hardt and Negri's concept ... More


“Empire”: Anti-aestheticism, Leftist Solutions, and the Commodification of the Multitude

Brett Levinson

in Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Through a reading of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri's Empire, this chapter examines a series of political-theoretical discourses that continue to serve up the idea of deconstruction's ... More


Spirit, Qi, and the Multitude: A Comparative Theology for the Democracy of Creation

Hyo-Dong Lee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255016
eISBN:
9780823261192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255016.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book presents a comparative theological and philosophical analysis of the concept of spirit in the West and the concept of qi (psychophysical energy) in East Asia in regard to their respective ... More


Outside the Box: On the ‘Extended Mind’ Hypothesis

Christopher Norris

in Philosophy Outside-In: A Critique of Academic Reason

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748684557
eISBN:
9780748695188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684557.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Here I examine various aspects of the ‘extended mind’ (EM) thesis proposed by David Chalmers and Andy Clark. Their claim is that various items of extra-cranial equipment (ranging from notebooks to ... More


A New Approach to Value

André Orléan

in The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262026970
eISBN:
9780262323901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026970.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Economic value, despite its mathematical appearance, is a kind of social power arising from the collective belief in a monetary object. By creating a common interest, the desire for money, value ... More


Authorization, Joint Action, and Representation

Larry May

in Limiting Leviathan: Hobbes on Law and International Affairs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682799
eISBN:
9780191762987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682799.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses one of the most enduring legacies of Hobbes, his account of authority and representation, and draws out its significance for today's debates about how best to understand the ... More


Form-of-Life and Antagonism: On <i>Homo Sacer</i> and <i>Operaismo</i>

Jason E. Smith

in Agamben and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This Chapter argues that one of the key concepts in Agamben’s account of the ‘coming politics’ – form-of-life – was initially developed through a critical engagement with three concepts central to ... More


Community

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Possibility of a World: Conversations with Pierre-Philippe Jandin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275403
eISBN:
9780823277162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275403.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Nancy extends his discussion of a “world” into a discussion about “community.” While Nancy is asked to discuss the possibility of shared or collective affects, much of the focus of this chapter is on ... More


Living on the Earth: States, Nomads, Multitude

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter develops Nietzsche’s analysis of the modern state’s fragility, supposedly the telos of world-history. His observation that the state requires manufactured crises to claim legitimacy is ... More


Whose Time Is It?: <i>Kairos</i>, <i>Chronos</i>, Debt

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Nietzsche rethinks and adapts the classical insistence (Stoics, Machiavelli) on the importance of discerning the right time (kairos) and seizing the opportune moment to his analysis of the changing ... More


Multitude and Singularity in the Development of Spinoza’s Political Thought

William McCuaig

in Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160469
eISBN:
9780231500661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at the possibility of finding in Spinoza a shift from recognition of the constitutive character of being, to an assertion of the creative potency of singularity. Spinozan ... More


Call and Response, Radical Belonging, and Arabic Hip-Hop in “the West”

Rayya El Zein

in American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Enthusiasm in Western media and the academe about the paradigm-shifting events of the Arab uprisings of 2010-2013 has been marked by notable attention to creative cultural production by Arab youth. ... More


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