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Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Robert Launay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book examines the ways in which modern Europeans came to understand themselves as such, in comparison to other peoples who were either not modern (in particular to ancient Geeks and Romans) or ... More


Holding On to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium

Albert Borgmann

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226066257
eISBN:
9780226066226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066226.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is a history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture to the current Internet mania and is attendant assets and liabilities. ... More


Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226091914
eISBN:
9780226091921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226091921.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Friedrich A. Hayek is regarded as one of the preeminent economic theorists of the twentieth century, as much for his work outside of economics as for his work within it. During a career spanning ... More


Prologue

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Leo Strauss was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. Although most of his work took the form of investigations in the history of political philosophy, his intentions ... More


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