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Discourse Theory and Political Analysis

David Howarth

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292371
eISBN:
9780191600159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292376.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

An overview of contributions to the development of discourse theoretical approaches in social science from the work of Althusser, Lacan, Derrida, Foucault, Laclau, and Mouffe. Particular attention is ... More


Materia in the Critique of Autonomy

Jacques Lezra

in Wild Materialism: The Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232352
eISBN:
9780823235889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232352.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter studies the way that the Idealist philosophical tradition imagines the emergence of philosophical concepts. It discusses the work of Louis Althusser, for whom the ... More


The eagle and the bustard: EP Thompson and Louis Althusser

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the link between Edward Palmer Thompson and Louis Althusser in the minds of leftists. Although Althusser himself never replied publically to Thompson's volley, his status as an ... More


The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Scott Hamilton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book tells the story of the political and intellectual adventures of Edward Palmer Thompson, one of Britain's foremost twentieth-century thinkers. It shows that all of Thompson's work, from his ... More


Introduction

Philip J. Kain

in Marx and Ethics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239321
eISBN:
9780191679896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239321.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book discusses the views of Karl Marx regarding ethics and the shifts and development in those views, with the goal of resolving one of the major recent debates over the nature of the ethical ... More


Message

Evonne Levy

in Propaganda and the Jesuit Baroque

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233577
eISBN:
9780520928633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233577.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The French Marxist Louis Althusser's description of the functioning of ideology sets the stage for a reading of Jesuit propaganda. The proximity— if not the dependence—of Althusser's models of ... More


Ideology, Obviously

Jan Mieszkowski

in Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225873
eISBN:
9780823235346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225873.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The contemporary analysis of ideology is one of the most metacritical discussions in the humanities, tending to deal less with individual sets of beliefs than with the ... More


Dadaist Disgust: Ideology Theory and the Manifesto Writings

Dafydd W. Jones

in Dada 1916 in Theory: Practices of Critical Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380208
eISBN:
9781781381526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380208.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The way in which Dada aggression was refined in the textual form of the manifesto writings – in particular, the manifestos of Tristan Tzara and of Walter Serner – is the subject of this chapter, ... More


The Turn of the Voice

Judith A. Peraino

in Giving Voice to Love: Song and Self-Expression from the Troubadours to Guillaume de Machaut

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199757244
eISBN:
9780199918904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757244.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter applies the concept of “the turn” in Louis Althusser’s theory of subject formation through interpellation by language to the musical turning points in medieval love lyrics that are ... More


Contingency; or, Covenantal Comedy: In Praise of Strange Paulinist Federations

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines a moment in earlier materialist philosophy in relation to Saint Paul, namely, Louis Althusser's step toward an “aleatory materialism.” It considers—by way of the Paulinism of ... More


On Being Called Dead: Splitting the Imperative of Being

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the Paulinism of Stanislas Breton in relation to the implicit turn toward aleatory materialism in Louis Althusser. It considers Breton's philosophical encounter with Saint Paul ... More


Spinoza and Liberal Culture: Leo Strauss, Carl Schmitt, and Hannah Arendt

Victoria Kahn

in The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Leo Strauss’s reading of Spinoza in Spinoza’s Critique of Religion. It then argues that Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise offers a critique of political theology that is ... More


From Althusser and Lukács to Habermas: Archaeology in Public in Annapolis

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the author's efforts to connect the past with the present using archaeology. It first studies the Marxist thoughts of Georg Lukács and Louis Althusser, explaining how the author ... More


‘Mountainous inconsistency’: EP Thompson, Marx, and ‘The Poverty of Theory’

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

‘The Poverty of Theory’ could not avoid being an exercise in Marxology. Edward Palmer Thompson makes it abundantly clear throughout ‘The Poverty of Theory’ that he does not accept Louis Althusser and ... More


Animality in Sin and Redemption

Eric Daryl Meyer

in Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280148
eISBN:
9780823281619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280148.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 5 works constructively on the narrative of sin and redemption at the heart of the Christian account of human life. It reverses the conventional paradigm in which humanity falls into sin ... More


Coda: Old Materialism, or Romantic Marx

Amanda Jo Goldstein

in Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458441
eISBN:
9780226458588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226458588.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Each of the book’s chapters differently argues for a Romantic poetic conjunction, through the problem of natural “life,” between materialisms of nature associated with Enlightenment science and the ... More


Criminal Suspicions

J. Reid Miller

in Stain Removal: Ethics and Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280970
eISBN:
9780190280994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280970.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 5 contends that while the logic of the “curse” lacks explanatory value today our “modern” bodies have remained sites of ethical inheritance in ways we hardly recognize but which are no less ... More


Forster’s Queer Invitation

Benjamin Bateman

in The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190676537
eISBN:
9780190676568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676537.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter probes E. M. Forster’s novel Howards End and its suggestion of a “queer invitation” through which queerness circulates, finds a future, and becomes a name for hospitality waged in the ... More


Eating their Words: The Consumption of French Caribbean Literature

Celia Britton

in Language and Literary Form in French Caribbean Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380369
eISBN:
9781781387214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380369.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The economic basis of colonialism is export to the metropolis; in the case of the French Caribbean the exported products, historically, have mainly been types of food. More recently, however, they ... More


Conclusion: History after the Holocaust

Seamus O’Malley

in Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199364237
eISBN:
9780199364251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364237.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

The chapter begins with some final remarks on Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, situating her text in relation to postwar reflections on the Holocaust. It then summarizes the development of ... More


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