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Systematic Philosophy between the Empires: Some Determining Features

Johannes Bronkhorst

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A number of indications suggest that the period from the beginning of Indian systematic philosophy up to the time of the Gupta Empire can be divided into two distinct eras. During these two eras ... More


‘Changing Places’

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

in V. Y. Mudimbe: Undisciplined Africanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318948
eISBN:
9781781381083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318948.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is devoted to Mudimbe’s crucial move to the US in the late 1970s. This transfer had far-reaching consequences, not least because he had to change language and redefine his role as an ... More


To What Problem Does The Archaeology of Knowledge Respond?

David Webb

in Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter outlines the analysis of the impasse reached by thought in modernity that Foucault sets out in the closing chapters of The Order of Things. There, he describes how the figure of man holds ... More


Before “the Economy”

Margaret Schabas

in The Natural Origins of Economics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226735696
eISBN:
9780226735719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735719.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the natural origins of economics and proposes the thesis of the denaturalization of the economic order. It evaluates the claims of leading classical economists in relation to ... More


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