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Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics

Gabriel Rockhill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405355
eISBN:
9781474422321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405355.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the aim of rethinking the state and stakes of contemporary theory, Gabriel Rockhill critically works through some of the most important recent philosophical writings on the intertwined topics of ... More


Commentary: Déjà Vu All Over Again: Is There a New New Political History?

William G. Shade

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.18
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter begins with a discussion on the emergence of a new cultural history of politics of the early republic that was clearly related to the larger debate among historians over the linguistic ... More


Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Historically speaking, theology can be said to operate “materiaphobically.” Protestant Christianity in particular has bestowed upon theology a privilege of the soul over the body and belief over ... More


Law, Land, and Legal Rhetoric in Colonial New Spain: A Look at the Changing Rhetoric of Indigenous Americans in the Sixteenth Century

R. Jovita Baber

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the changing legal rhetoric of an indigenous community as it sought to assert land claims during the sixteenth century in the colonial Spanish courts. The community that I ... More


The Refusal of Politics

Laurent Dubreuil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Laurent Dubreuil provocatively proposes an extremist rethinking of the limits of politics – toward a break from politics, the political and policies. Rather than yet another re-articulation, he calls ... More


Common Things: Romance and the Aesthetics of Belonging in Atlantic Modernity

James D. Lilley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255153
eISBN:
9780823261062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255153.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What are the relationships between the books we read and the communities we share?Common Things explores how transatlantic romance revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth century influenced and ... More


Apolitics and Politics1

Laurent Dubreuil

in The Refusal of Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

As long as social discontent exists, the most immediate, the most reasonable solution is to change certain causes, certain effects, certain agents. In the most acute cases, the recommended therapy ... More


The Blind Spot of Power: Sovereignty and Unconditionality in Coleridge's Biographia Literaria and The Friend

Kir Kuiken

in Imagined Sovereignties: Toward a New Political Romanticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257676
eISBN:
9780823261758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257676.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores how Samuel Coleridge, in the period between writing the Biographia Literaria and his political treatise The Friend, develops a conception of the imagination that involves an ... More


Sacco with Badiou: On the Political Ontology of Comics

Alexander Dunst

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Alexander Dunst draws on the philosophy of Alain Badiou to chart an important shift from Sacco’s first long-form works of comics journalism--namely, Palestine and Safe Area Goražde--to the more ... More


Economy and Politics

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The fourth chapter (Economy and Politics) re-introduces the much-ignored chapter of Greek Patristic political theory into the history of political thought and political theology. It answers ... More


Introduction

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/9780226081328.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the themes and argument of the book as a whole. Tracing the emergence and development of a secular, non-Augustinian critique of pride in early modern philosophy, this book ... More


Liveable Interruption

Laurent Dubreuil

in The Refusal of Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The life that politics is concerned with follows the order: procreation, subsistence, direction. The sovereign still announces, ‘I am master of myself as of the universe’;1 the contemporary ... More


Civil society and social justice: the limits and possibilities of global governance

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks more closely at the material and symbolic debates around the Word Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), introduced in the previous chapter. Drawing of feminist political ... More


Forms of Experience

Laurent Dubreuil

in The Refusal of Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Utopias are the places of no place. During the European Renaissance, part of the fragmentation of the collective that marked the Middles Ages disappeared in favour of concentric governance. This ... More


Introduction: really existing democracy

Bryce Lease

in After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While nationalism under communism had particular social functions, some (though not all) of which held subversive potentials, in a liberal democracy nationalism often attests to the needs of ... More


The Morality of Peacekeeping

Daniel H. Levine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

International peacekeeping is one of the primary ways that global and regional institutions, such as the United Nations and the African Union, respond to conflict, violence, instability, and human ... More


Conclusion

James Gow and Benedict Wilkinson

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Under Freedman’s leading influence, in the wake of Michael Howard, a distinctive working method – a school of thought, an approach – has been pioneered for thirty years, but not given a name. While ... More


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