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France, Intellectuals, and Engagement

Jeremy Jennings

in Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198203131
eISBN:
9780191728587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203131.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins with an analysis of debates about the meaning of France in the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian war. Having examined the nature of anti-Semitism at this time, it explores the ... More


Introduction

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Julien Benda argued in 1946, reprising his 1927 Treason of the Intellectuals, that the intellectual’s primary responsibility was to abstract thought, removing the intellectual from political ... More


Patron Saints: (1) The European Tradition of Aristocratic Liberalism

Kenneth Dyson

in Conservative Liberalism, Ordo-liberalism, and the State: Discipling Democracy and the Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198854289
eISBN:
9780191888571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854289.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Political Theory

This chapter examines the key authors and texts that provided conservative liberalism and Ordo-liberalism with a distinctive aristocratic character: its paternalism, its scepticism about democracy, ... More


Why Music? Aesthetics, Religion, and the Ruptures of Modernity in the Life and Work of Nadia Boulanger

Leon Botstein

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This essay places Nadia Boulanger within a context of the history of ideas as a representative figure of French and wider European intellectual history. It seeks to understand Boulanger’s approach to ... More


Conclusions: In the Shadow of Power Politics

Deep K. Datta-Ray

in The Making of Indian Diplomacy: A Critique of Eurocentrism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190206673
eISBN:
9780190492144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206673.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter recapitulates the argument of how the violence upon which modernity rides is managed by a people who seek modernity’s prizes but without replicating the rationality that produced it. The ... More


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