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Female Agency and the Critique of Republican Paternalism

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 6 presents a range of radical feminist objections to the hijab ban. It first interprets the paternalistic ban on hijab as a form of state oppression, which claims to coerce individuals into ... More


Dialogues between Faith and Reason: The Death and Return of God in Modern German Thought

John H. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449277
eISBN:
9780801463273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449277.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book traces a major line in the history of theology and the philosophy of religion down the “slippery slope” of secularization. At the same time, it points to the persistence of a tradition that ... More


Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Steven B. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this book, Steven Smith examines modernity as the site of a unique type of human being entirely unknown to the ancient and medieval worlds that is called the bourgeois. The characteristics and ... More


Commentary: Clinical Ethics After Morality: Mediation as Pure Procedure

H. Tristram Engelhardt

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0101
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Secular clinical ethics education cannot be education in normative ethics, in what one ought to do because, given intractable moral pluralism, there is no rational basis for secular moral agreement ... More


Constitutionalism's Post-Modern Opening

Paolo Carrozza

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the radical potential of contemporary constitutionalism, whereby constituent power is neither colonized by nor in symbiosis with the legal. This potential is illustrated in ... More


Dark bodies

Fred Botting

in Limits of Horror: Technology, Bodies, Gothic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077548
eISBN:
9781781701904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077548.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Horror arises when boundaries are crossed and the secure relation of inside and outside is disturbed: ‘there is suddenly, no inside and no outside. There is an emptying out of the object. It is the ... More


The context of care

Mark Smith

in Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Residential child care in Britain exists within particular historical, cultural, political, and professional contexts. An understanding of these wider macro-systemic influences is vital to any ... More


Us and Them the Art of Engagement

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

in A Metahistory of the Clash of Civilisations: Us and Them Beyond Orientalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333523
eISBN:
9780190235611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333523.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 4 examines contemporary instances of the clash idea and presents alternative signposts of a counter-regime: “negative dialectics” that suggest constructive ways of thinking about the “other” ... More


Universalism and Particularism: A Dichotomy to Read Theories on International Order

Armin von Bogdandy and Sergio Dellavalle

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that current strands of the theories on international, supranational, and transnational law are on the road to leaving the dichotomy of universalism and particularism. It ... More


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