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The Curriculum

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the curriculum of texts stipulated in the Late Antique Neoplatonic schools as the material to be studied for the purpose of ascending the scales of virtue and sciences. The ... More


Narrative Constitutionalism and the Kinetics of James Harrington’s Oceana

J. C. Davis

in Constitutions and the Classics: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714989
eISBN:
9780191783142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714989.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses James Harrington’s Oceana, one of the most discussed political texts from the seventeenth century. Here Harrington lavished attention on all of the civil, military, and ... More


Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Deborah Jenson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Haitian Revolution has generated responses from commentators in fields ranging from philosophy to historiography to twentieth-century literary and artistic studies. But what about the written ... More


Modern History and Politics

Peter Burke

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of modern works on history and politics in the 1550–1660 period. It addresses the following questions: what was translated; by whom; for whom; and with what ... More


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