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Lincoln Everlasting

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the legacy left by Abraham Lincoln after his death. The author touches on Lincolnography and Lincolnology of scholars. The author also describes a new and improved Lincoln ... More


Introduction

Yehouda Shenhav

in Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250004
eISBN:
9780191697869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250004.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to offer an alternative historical analysis of the evolution of managerial rationality as a contested ideology and practice. It ... More


Disobedience In Black: On Race and Dissent

Juliet Hooker

in Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Philosophical and political questions about the legitimacy of uncivil disobedience have been a core preoccupation of African American political thought since its inception. Additionally, a systematic ... More


American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Sanford Levinson, Melissa Williams, and Joel Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The topic of American conservatism is especially timely, and perhaps volatile. Is there what might be termed an “exceptional” form of conservatism that is characteristically American, in contrast to ... More


Conversion in American Philosophy: Exploring the Practice of Transformation

Roger A. Ward

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823223138
eISBN:
9780823284740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823223138.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This fresh, provocative account of the American philosophical tradition explores the work of key thinkers through an innovative and counterintuitive lens: religious conversion. From Jonathan Edwards ... More


An Interpretation of American Conservative Thought: Political Issues, Conceptual Differences, and Attitudinal Disjunctions

David Sidorsky

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter aims to interpret American Conservative thought, clarifying the concepts and attitudes that form the background for the political controversies that take place on issues of the ... More


American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume considers the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early twenty-first century. One of the questions this book tackles is whether the twenty-first ... More


Great Admirers of the Transatlantic Divinity: Some Chapters in the Story of Baptist Edwardsianism

Michael A. G. Haykin

in After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the understudied aspects of Edwards’s theological legacy is the role it played in shaping Anglo-American Baptist thought. This chapter surveys how English and American Baptists, especially, ... More


American Loss in Cavell's Emerson

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which Dewey does and does not play a role in the context of Cavell's “Conditions.” Cavell's neglect of James and resistance to Dewey seem more peripheral than focal ... More


The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Jonathan McKenzie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a fresh interpretation of Henry Thoreau’s political theory through a comprehensive interpretation of public and private writings. While recent critics have opened new vistas in ... More


Introduction: Black Thought and the Transformation of US Public Philosophy

Nick Bromell

in The Time is Always Now: Black Political Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199973439
eISBN:
9780199367771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973439.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter first discusses the declining interest and support for liberalism since the 1960s, and the emergence of a well-funded political movement of radical conservatism aimed at ... More


Emerson's Platonizing of American Thought

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the essay “First and Second Series and Representative Men” to suggest the ways in which philosophical reconstruction occurred. Emerson drew on the tradition of Platonism and on ... More


Leo Strauss and American Conservative Thought and Politics

Nathan Tarcov

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter determines Leo Strauss’s own stance toward American conservative thought and politics. Strauss addresses American conservatism most explicitly and extensively in his preface to ... More


Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Sean Beienburg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book tells the story of the states’ fight against national prohibition from before the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment through its repeal. It offers the most comprehensive treatment of the ... More


The Showcase African American: Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson, and the Politics of Cold War Prosperity and Repression

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the integration of baseball had a direct relationship with a core American foreign policy objective: manipulating international perception of American race relations. Hence, ... More


Frontier, Market, and Environmental Crisis

Benjamin Heber Johnson

in Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
eISBN:
9780300227765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115505.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses how a society's vision of apocalypse reflects its fundamental fears and values. The prevalence and the content of these visions suggest a number of important aspects of ... More


Class Unknown: Undercover Investigations of American Work and Poverty from the Progressive Era to the Present

Mark Pittenger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767405
eISBN:
9780814724293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since the Gilded Age, social scientists, middle-class reformers, and writers have left the comforts of their offices to “pass” as steel workers, coal miners, assembly-line laborers, waitresses, ... More


The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

Christopher W. Calvo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066332
eISBN:
9780813058474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066332.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The first comprehensive examination of early American economic thought in over a generation, The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America challenges the traditional narrative that Americans were born ... More


The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

John J. McDermott

Douglas R. Anderson (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book traces the trajectory of John J. McDermott's philosophical career through a selection of his essays. Many were originally occasional pieces and address specific issues in ... More


Parabasis (Before the Act)

Anne Emmanuelle Berger

in The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253852
eISBN:
9780823260904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253852.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this preliminary chapter, the author, a leading Franco-American scholar, discusses the spatial and temporal discrepancies that affect her view of the theoretical and political landscape she is ... More


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