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Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In a famous pronouncement, Cicero observes that prior to Socrates, philosophic science “dealt with number and motion, and that from which all things originate and into which they return, and studied ... More


Raymond Aron's Philosophy of Political Responsibility: Freedom, Democracy and National Identity

Christopher Adair-Toteff

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474447089
eISBN:
9781474465298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the crucial concept of responsibility and the critical role it plays in Raymond Aron’s political philosophy. This book argues that it is a key concept that is found throughout ... More


Politics, Ontology and Knowledge in Spinoza

Alexandre Matheron

Filippo Del Lucchese, David Maruzzella, and Gil Morejón (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440103
eISBN:
9781474484961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Alexandre Matheron (1926–2020) worked and wrote substantially on the 17th century philosopher Benedict de Spinoza beginning with the publication of his influential 1969 masterpiece Individu et ... More


Three

Delba Winthrop and Harvey C. Mansfield

in Aristotle: Democracy and Political Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226553542
eISBN:
9780226553689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

1282b14 to 1288b6. Subdivisions: Political Philosophy; Hares and Hermaphrodites; Kings; The King of Kings; The King of the Beasts.


The Shorter Writings

Xenophon

Gregory A. McBrayer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501718496
eISBN:
9781501718519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501718496.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume contains new, literal translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings along with interpretive essays on each work: Hiero, or The Skilled Tyrant; Agesilaus; Regime of the Lacedaemonians; ... More


Introduction

Thomas L. Pangle

in Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The most obvious limitation of, or constraint upon, the Memorabilia is that the work is overwhelmingly defensive—in purpose, message, and tone. To demonstrate that Socrates lived in accordance with ... More


Organizing to Spread the Influence

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

in The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the formal structure of the Republican Party from county precinct committeemen and committeewomen to the staffing and organization of the state Party. It provides an analysis of ... More


Conclusion: Freedom within Two Natures, or, the Nature–Spirit Dialectic in the Final System

Wes Furlotte

in The Problem of Nature in Hegel's Final System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474435536
eISBN:
9781474453899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435536.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Concluding, the monograph attempts to address the major objections that might be raised against this rereading of Hegel’s final system. Specifically, it responds to the claim that such a reading ... More


Immanence and Micropolitics: Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Deleuze

Christian Gilliam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417884
eISBN:
9781474435178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417884.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Christian Gilliam argues that a philosophy of ‘pure’ immanence is integral to the development of an alternative understanding of ‘the political’; one that re-orients our understanding of the self ... More


Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Erin Cline

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This work examines and compares the role of a sense of justice in the ethical and political thought of Confucius (Kongzi) and John Rawls, and presents an argument concerning why comparative studies ... More


Responsibility

Keith Dowding

in It's the Government, Stupid!: How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206388
eISBN:
9781529206432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206388.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Gun crime in the USA is wildly out of line with other nations. Obesity has taken off as a growing problem around the world in the past forty years. Homelessness is increasing, whilst the average age ... More


Conclusion

Eli Park Sorensen

in Science Fiction Film: Predicting the Impossible in the Age of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474481847
eISBN:
9781399509145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481847.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The overall aim of this book has been to explore the political potential of sci-fi film from the late twentieth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Sci-fi is perhaps the aesthetic ... More


The political theory of the Irish Constitution: Republicanism and the basic law

Eoin Daly and Tom Hickey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095283
eISBN:
9781781708842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095283.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Recent years have witnessed a revived interest in civic republicanism in Ireland, in tandem with a growing consciousness of republican ideas across the English-speaking world. Yet while republicanism ... More


Freedom and Immunity

in Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242641
eISBN:
9780823242689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242641.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 4 unpacks one of the great words of the political lexicon–namely, freedom. Reading freedom through the lens of an etymological analysis of communitas and immunitas, the chapter argues that ... More


Just Enough: Sufficiency As a Demand of Justice

Liam Shields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748691869
eISBN:
9781474427029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whether people in some society are able to secure enough food, healthcare or education seems to be an important way of assessing that society. However, as a philosophical ideal sufficiency faces many ... More


The Philosophical and Empirical Context

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter begins by surveying data on trends, patterns, and causes of contemporary global migration that are salient for the moral evaluation of immigration policies. This survey both ... More


Imam Sajjad and the Rights of Mankind

Mohsen Kadivar

in Human Rights and Reformist Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474449304
eISBN:
9781474495400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449304.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter investigates critically the Treatise on Rights (Resalat al-Huquq) of the fourth Shi‘a Imam ‘Ali b. al-Husain Sajad (48–94 h/658–713 ad), which is mostly ethical teachings and in fact, ... More


Nazism and Us

in Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242641
eISBN:
9780823242689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242641.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 7 argues that our contemporary political language is haunted not, as some would have it, by Soviet communism in the wake of the Cold War, but by Nazism. Whereas Soviet communism belongs to ... More


Marquis de Sade

Christian Grünnagel

in Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (1740–1814), appears in European literature and culture like a ghostly figure whose prolific and monstrous works haunt not only nineteenth-century French ... More


The Nomos of the Cloud

Benjamin H. Bratton

in The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the history and future of political geography, particularly in relation to Carl Schmitt’s notion of the nomos. Nomos refers to both the essential logic by which political ... More


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