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The Discourse of Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on how colonialism seems to have operated on contemporary Indian philosophy. The conclusion may be tentatively used to generalize and understand the larger impact of colonialism ... More


Conclusion

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter concludes with a look at the complexity of contemporary Indian philosophy and the nature of the postcolonial self. It also makes some clarifications regarding the terrain of contemporary ... More


Pride and the Pursuit of Applause

Nicholas Hudson

in Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112143
eISBN:
9780191670671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112143.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses vanity as being the basis of the classical philosophy's view of man and virtue. Naturally there were a number of people against this claim, but based on the discussions in this ... More


Hobbes's Kingdom of Light: A Study of the Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy

Devin Stauffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226552903
eISBN:
9780226553061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553061.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Hobbes’s Kingdom of Light is a wide-ranging exploration of Hobbes’s thought. The book delves into Hobbes’s critique of the classical tradition, his natural philosophy, and his critique of religion ... More


Ancient Frames: Classical Philosophy in Yeats’s A Vision

Charles I. Armstrong

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay inspects W. B. Yeats’s use of classical philosophy in A Vision, paying close attention to when and how Yeats turned to Pre-Socratic philosophers such as Plato, Empedocles, and Heraclitus ... More


Reviving Western Civilization from Its Roots: Strauss’s Return to Premodern Thought

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Among the most widely known of Strauss’s ideas was his call for a return to pre-modern thought. That call for return was understood by him to stand in contrast to the intellectual orientation of our ... More


A Phenomenological Rereading of the Classical Philosophy of History

David Carr

in Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199377657
eISBN:
9780199377671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377657.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter proposes a “phenomenological rereading” of the classical philosophy of history, centered on the concept of experience and on a phenomenological conception of narrative. The author tries ... More


Spires of Influence: The Importance of Emerson for Classical American Philosophy

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the importance of Ralph Waldo Emerson for classical American philosophy. It explains that despite the differences and disagreements among ... More


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


The Actual and the Rational: Hegel and Objective Spirit

Jean-Francois Kervegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226023809
eISBN:
9780226023946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023946.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book develops a non-metaphysical reading of Hegel’s work, and results from a lifelong investigation on his theory of the “objective spirit”. It entails four parts. The first part demonstrates ... More


Experience Grows by its Edges: A Phenomenology of Relations in an American Philosophical Vein

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the phenomenology of reflections in classical American philosophy. It argues that classical American philosophy and phenomenology share ... More


Introduction

Stephanie J. Shaw

in W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838730
eISBN:
9781469612676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807838730.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

TThe book is dedicated to the contributions of William Burghardt Du Bois, the author of The Souls of Black Folk, in the field of classical philosophy. Du Bois played a key role in discussing a number ... More


Elements of Christian Love

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: Plato to Luther

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512725
eISBN:
9780262315111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512725.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to dissect the relationship between religion and love. Being the main advocate of religious love, and with love being mainly a product of the Judaeo-Christian tradition, ... More


Government by Fear, and How Activists of Faith Resist Fear

Gail M. Presbey

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The manipulation of fear is a tool of choice, both for state governments and terrorists. In this current time, in which Americans are asked to send their sons and daughters to wage a War on Terror ... More


Reason and Tolerance

Arundhati C. Khandkar and Ashok C. Khandkar

in Swimming Upstream: Laxmanshastri Joshi and the Evolution of Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495153
eISBN:
9780199098279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495153.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

Laxmanshastri had an immensely practical view of philosophy. First schooled in classical Vedic and aVedic darshanas and later in Western philosophical systems, he synthesized the ancient Indian ... More


Moral Principles and Pastoral Practice: Hooker and the Exceptional Case

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the important and distinctive features of Hooker's moral theology relates to his engagement with the tension that can exist between the general and the particular, specifically, within the ... More


The Logic of Economic Regulation

Jotham Parsons

in Making Money in Sixteenth-Century France: Currency, Culture, and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451591
eISBN:
9780801454981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451591.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the logic that lay behind educated, elite, and public understanding of money regulation. Particularly, it discusses two concepts grounded in classical philosophy. First, that ... More


Striving: Work, Culture, and Liberty

Stephanie J. Shaw

in W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838730
eISBN:
9781469612676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807838730.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the classical philosophical ideas and principles proposed by William Burghardt Du Bois in his book The Souls of Black Folk, along with the challenges that he faced as he evolved ... More


Studies in Buddhist Philosophy

Mark Siderits

Jan Westerhoff (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754862
eISBN:
9780191816369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754862.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is a collection of essays by Mark Siderits on topics in Indian Buddhist philosophy. The essays are divided into six main systematic sections, dealing with realism and anti-realism, further ... More


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