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Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny

David A. Teegarden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156903
eISBN:
9781400848539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation—laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to “kill a tyrant.” The book demonstrates that the ancient Greeks ... More


Justification Is Still Condition

Anne Phillips

in Unconditional Equals

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691210353
eISBN:
9780691226170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691210353.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter draws on the previous chapter's observations about the historical exclusions to offer a nonfoundational account of equality that presents it as something we commit ourselves to, or ... More


Hannah Arendt: Democracy and the Political

Sheldon S. Wolin

Nicholas Xenos (ed.)

in Fugitive Democracy: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691133645
eISBN:
9781400883424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133645.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the origins of the antidemocratic strain in Hannah Arendt's thought, tracing it from its beginnings in her classic study of totalitarianism to its apogee in her next major work, ... More


Anti-democracy in England 1570-1642

Cesare Cuttica

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192866097
eISBN:
9780191956850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192866097.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This book is a detailed study of anti-democratic ideas in early modern England. By examining the rich variety of debates that took place between 1570 and 1642 about democracy, it shows the key ... More


Hamza Yusuf and Abdallah Bin Bayyah: From Support to Opposition (January 2011–February 2013)

Usaama Al-Azami

in Islam and the Arab Revolutions: The Ulama Between Democracy and Autocracy

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197613610
eISBN:
9780197650196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613610.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter begins with Hamza Yusuf's concern for the Tunisian people in light of Bouazizi’s desperate act of self-immolation. Yusuf soon becomes an enthusiastic supporter of the Egyptian ... More


Introduction

Cesare Cuttica

in Anti-democracy in England 1570-1642

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192866097
eISBN:
9780191956850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192866097.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

In early modern England, democracy was seen as something more than one of the three classical forms of government. It was identified with a way of life that had catastrophic consequences on State and ... More


Conclusion

Cesare Cuttica

in Anti-democracy in England 1570-1642

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192866097
eISBN:
9780191956850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192866097.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Besides succinctly presenting the novel findings of the book, the Conclusion stimulates new considerations vis-à-vis anti-democracy both in the early modern context and afterwards. In particular, it ... More


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