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Afterword—Freud in the Twenty-First Century

Eli Zaretsky

in Political Freud: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172448
eISBN:
9780231540148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172448.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Written on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Freud’s birth, the afterword asks whether psychoanalytic thought is relevant in today’s world or is merely of historical interest. In its heyday, ... More


Alexis de Tocqueville

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a reading of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America, arguing that the book was not a philosophical analysis of the concept of democracy, nor a simple narrative of the ... More


An American in Paris: Thomas Paine and the Politics of the Outsider

Green Georgina

in The Majesty of the People: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Writer in the 1790s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689064
eISBN:
9780191768170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689064.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that Thomas Paine increasingly focuses on exposing representation as provisional, and on deferring the absolute identification between the people and the ethical category of ... More


The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

James Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

Our understanding of Stalin’s Terror of the 1930s is being transformed. For decades, historians were locked in a narrow debate about the degree of central control over the terror process. Recent ... More


Anti-Communist Manifestos: Berlin and Cold War Politics

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter locates Berlin in the context of the political debates preoccupying the ‘non-Communist Left’—a loose, international network of liberal and social-democratic intellectuals and ... More


The Archetypal Inquisition

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines archetypal dimensions of the Inquisition. These include the dependence of the Inquisition on the juncture of religious and secular power, the criminalization of thought, the ... More


Arendt and The Origins of Totalitarianism: An Anglocentric View

Bernard Crick

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents an analysis of Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism. The book appears systematic, but it is not. Part I, “Antisemitism,” and Part 2, “Imperialism,” are somewhat ... More


Ascension: Lincoln in the Great Depression

in Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226741888
eISBN:
9780226741901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741901.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the image of Abraham Lincoln during the Great Depression in the United States in the 1930s. Heroes of the past played a role in the everyday life of people during this period ... More


Authoritarianism

Aaron W. Hughes

in Rethinking Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Particularism and Universalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199356812
eISBN:
9780199358199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356812.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter uses the figure of Maimonides as its case study, and his writings as a prism with which to re-imagine the creation of a canon of medieval Jewish philosophy in the nineteenth century. The ... More


Between Holism and Totalitarianism: Remembering Dimitry Likhachev

Fred Dallmayr

in Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The journey from traditional holism via totalitarianism to a precarious democratic freedom in Russian intellectual history was a difficult one. To better examine parts of this history, chapter 8 ... More


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