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Adversaries: Partisan Intellectuals and Polarized Political Culture

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Intellectuals have imparted polemical contentiousness to French political controversy. Zola's role in the Dreyfus case had a literary legacy on both the Left and Right, with Surrealists and ... More


The Jacobin Project: The Nation‐State and the Enemy Within

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

With the French Revolution, modernity proclaimed that a nation state should organize itself through a powerful state that would assume responsibility for directing society's affairs and moulding its ... More


Ceremonies of Bravery: Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair

J. Robert Maguire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660827
eISBN:
9780191748929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660827.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book traces the course of what Oscar Wilde called his ‘ancient friendship’ with Carlos Blacker, ‘always the truest of friends and most sympathetic of companions’, from its beginning in the early ... More


Pope Pius X (1903–1914)

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The election of Giuseppe Sarto, archbishop of Venice, as Pius X in 1903 was a surprise in that he had little political or diplomatic experience and knew nothing of the workings of the Curia. He did ... More


France

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reform of French universities began under the Second Empire, and was given a strong impulse by defeat in the Franco–Prussian war in 1871. The need to learn from Germany created a reform movement ... More


The ‘défense républicaine’: Some Remarks about the Specificity of French Republicanism

Jean-Fabien Spitz

in Legal Republicanism: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559169
eISBN:
9780191720956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559169.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that, as a political regime fighting for its consolidation, the French republic — in the immediate aftermath of one of the deepest crises it went through, (the Dreyfus case) — ... More


René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This is the first lengthy inquiry into the life and times of René Blum, the successor to Serge Diaghilev and a distinguished Parisian author, editor, critic, and producer. Léon Blum, his older ... More


Heidegger and McLuhan: the Computer as Component

Michael Heim

in The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092585
eISBN:
9780199852987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092585.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Heidegger's philosophy highlights the clash between technology and human values. Though he did not live long enough to witness the proliferation of microcomputers, his ideas are still viable means to ... More


Organization (1906–1914)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

After 1906, party organizations declined; the Right fragmented, and lost ground electorally. Yet a network of Centre and Right politicians, businessmen, academics, and journalists crystallized around ... More


“Fantasy” and “Reality” in Modern Antisemitism

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews Albert S. Lindermann's recent study of the Dreyfus, Beilis, and Leo Frank affairs (1894 to 1915). It points out that the definition of the topic appears at times to be as elusive ... More


Jean-Baptiste Marchand, Fashoda, and the Dreyfus Affair

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Dreyfus Affair threatened to split France apart. The charges against Captain Alfred Dreyfus were false, and anti-Semitism had played no small part in both the accusation of treason and the ... More


The State Funeral as a Social Drama

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The analysis of the major state funerals by which the Third Republic honoured its distinguished citizens shows that the event of the funeral did not simply correspond to the ceremony. The actual rite ... More


Solidarism

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A new social doctrine – solidarism – was virtually adopted by the republican government to meet the increasing challenges of industrialisation. Solidarity was the most talked about ideal of the 1890s ... More


Introduction Germany and the French Nation

Mark Hewitson

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany: Wilhelmine Depictions of the French Third Republic, 1890–1914

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208587
eISBN:
9780191678073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208587.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines common elements in Wilhelmine perceptions of the French polity and the connections between such elements. It explores whether different political groupings in Germany emphasized ... More


The German Rechtsstaat and the French Political State

Mark Hewitson

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany: Wilhelmine Depictions of the French Third Republic, 1890–1914

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208587
eISBN:
9780191678073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208587.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the Dreyfus affair and the questions which it raised for German observers, including the fundamental relationship between law and the state. In many instances, this relationship ... More


Childhood and Youth: The Formation of an Intellectual and Aesthete

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter sets the stage by informing the reader about Blum’s family and friends, their influence on his life, his education, and his development as a critic and writer. His older brother Léon was ... More


What Is Conceptual Understanding?

Joseph Rouse

in Articulating the World: Conceptual Understanding and the Scientific Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293677
eISBN:
9780226293707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293707.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter begins with an overview and a taxonomy of philosophical accounts of intentionality and conceptual understanding. Differences among these views often cause confusion: debates between John ... More


Introduction

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction focuses on Proust’s response to the Dreyfus Affair as reflected in his unfinished early novel Jean Santeuil and examines Georges Bataille’s claim that the aspiring author showed ... More


Dreyfus’s Concept of the ‘Background’

Denis McManus

in Heidegger and the Measure of Truth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199694877
eISBN:
9780191745706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694877.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The most influential interpretation of the issues that Chapter 3 raises is that found in Dreyfus’ reading of Heidegger. Central to it is Dreyfus’ notion of ‘the background’ and this chapter examines ... More


Ryle on Knowing How

Jason Stanley

in Know How

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695362
eISBN:
9780191729768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695362.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Gilbert Ryle is well known for arguing that knowing how is not a kind of knowing that. The purpose of this chapter is to distinguish Ryle’s correct insights about action from his incorrect ... More


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