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Social Justice and the Welfare State: Institutional Problems

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

One of the central themes of this chapter is the neo‐liberal critique of the ‘public service ethic’ which it has been thought by Social Democratic thinkers as the main way in which the ... More


Deleuze's Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life

Cheri Lynne Carr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474407717
eISBN:
9781474449724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407717.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Deleuze’s Kantian Ethos explores the potential Deleuze’s reformulation of Kantian critique has for developing a transformative ethical practice. The starting point is the idea that ontology implies ... More


The Politics of the Post-Theological I: Justifying the Political

Christopher Watkin

in Difficult Atheism: Post-Theological Thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640577
eISBN:
9780748671793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640577.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Chapters 5 and 6 take the debate concerning the post-theological into the realm of justice, seeking to discern the contours of a post-theological politics. Chapter 5 discusses the criteriology of any ... More


Critical Ethos

Cheri Lynne Carr

in Deleuze's Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474407717
eISBN:
9781474449724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407717.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Fascism is inseparable from the oppression of others because it is an expression of the desire for repression of one’s own multiple, imbricated, and fluid selves. An ethical life that chooses freedom ... More


From ethos to mythos: the General Strike and Britishness

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

‘From Ethos to Mythos: the General Strike and Britishness’ surveys and analyzes the ways that different interest groups have selectively reproduced the story of the 1926 General Strike as a ... More


Ethos and Ciceronian Oratory

James M. May

in Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780807817599
eISBN:
9781469616322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616322.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter defines ethos or character as an essential element in verbal persuasion. Plato argued that the effective orator must be of good character, well-informed of his or her subject, adaptable ... More


The good supranational constitution

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 10 moves from considering relationships between agents conceived simply as individuals toward considering agents conceived as members of bounded groups. It addresses the question: what part ... More


A Modest Tale about Theoretical Modesty

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion enumerates the conundrums that ensue when theorists try to observe protocols of anonymity consistent with their commitment to modesty as a philosophical virtue. This story about the ... More


Who Thinks in the Talmud?

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter introduces the complexity in the seemingly simple structure of the question “Who Thinks?” and undoes the obviousness of the notion of the thinking subject in the history of philosophy and ... More


Introduction: Advancing the Enlightenment

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book begins by raising the question of how political progressives may find or construct a language for contemporary political circumstances. The chapter draws an analogy between the religious ... More


Brazil as a Model?

Alexander R. Bazelow

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the movie Twelve Hours to Midnight— How Brazil Has Responded to the Global Financial Crisis, a documentary about how a country emerges from an economic crisis and ultimately ... More


Sell the Solution—Communicate Effectively

Arnaud Chevallier

in Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190463908
eISBN:
9780190627447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463908.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The seventh chapter, “Sell the solution—present effectively,” explains how to present effectively so as to persuade the key stakeholders that the analysis is sound. The chapter starts by introducing ... More


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