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Rousseau and the Profession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar

Heinrich Meier

in On the Happiness of the Philosophic Life: Reflections on Rousseau's Rêveries in Two Books

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226074030
eISBN:
9780226074177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074177.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Jean-Jacques Rousseau's confrontation with the question of the right life, with faith's demand for obedience and the promises of religion, in Profession de foi du Vicaire ... More


The new rebels

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines not only the unrest in Tibet but also that among China's civil society. It explores social media as a platform for speaking out against the human rights abuses, as well as the ... More


Introduction

Todd Hedrick

in Reconciliation and Reification: Freedom's Semblance and Actuality from Hegel to Contemporary Critical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190634025
eISBN:
9780190634056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634025.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

Critical theorists have long grappled with the problem of conceptualizing an emancipatory interest that individuals have vis-à-vis society. In order to ground a critical perspective, it should be ... More


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