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1,000 Political Subjects …

Kenneth Surin

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter proposes that in a world where transcendental guarantees no longer hold sway, we need to seek out a new basis for solidarity. It argues that Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's rejection ... More


Georges Dumézil: Myth, Ideology, Sovereignty

Richard Kearney

in Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Georges Dumézil's work is primarily linguistic, or, to be more precise, philosophical. That is, the classification and interpretation of ... More


The Myth of the Growing City

Massimo Cacciari

Alessandro Carrera (ed.)

in Europe and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267163
eISBN:
9780823274840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267163.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A political order that ignores its own origin appears to be without a foundation, yet every origin is the result of a compromise between myth and history. One also needs to understand what “origin” ... More


The common origin approach to comparing Indian and Greek philosophy

Nick Allen

in Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410991
eISBN:
9781474426695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410991.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on two kinds of similarity between the two cultures that relate to their shared Indo-European origin. One is a series of correspondences between the journeys to the next world in ... More


Twists and Turns: Pantheons, Structures, Beyond and In Between

Bernard Faure

in The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839338
eISBN:
9780824868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839338.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines methodological issues related to the structuralist approaches as they may apply to the Japanese pantheon. The main argument is that, while the structuralist method can be useful ... More


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