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A Republic of Letters in the Modern Age

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Kirk’s friendships with Robert Nisbet, Leo Strauss, Flannery O’Connor, Eric Voegelin, and Ray Bradbury. It also tells the disastrous story of Kirk’s creation and editing of a ... More


Hans Blumenberg’s Reoccupational Model: Conceptual Transformation

María Pía Lara

in The Disclosure of Politics: Struggles Over the Semantics of Secularization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162807
eISBN:
9780231535045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162807.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Hans Blumenberg's account of secularization in his book The Legitimacy of the Modern Age. The manuscript was first written in 1966, but following critical responses from Karl ... More


Pepper Lands

Federico De Romanis

in The Indo-Roman Pepper Trade and the Muziris Papyrus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198842347
eISBN:
9780191878343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842347.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at the pepper-producing lands in ancient India. Broadly speaking, from Antiquity up to the Early Modern Age, South India was the only source of black pepper exported to the west. ... More


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