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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


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


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


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


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