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Cosmopolitanism, Comparative Political Theory and Civilizational Alterity

Farah Godrej

in Cosmopolitan Political Thought: Method, Practice, Discipline

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782062
eISBN:
9780199919123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782062.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

In recent years, two movements have emerged which should interest to political theorists. First, “cosmopolitanism” has become the focus of much normative interest within political theory. ... More


Purposes: The Place of Justificatory Comparative Political Theory

Andrew F. March

in Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains further the idea of an overlapping consensus and the interest in arguing for one across multiple ethical traditions, showing that this interest is primarily derived from the ... More


Introduction

Nader Hashemi

in Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195321241
eISBN:
9780199869831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321241.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter maps out the key arguments, theoretical approaches, analytical assumptions, and methodology that shape this study. The emerging sub-discipline of comparative political theory is ... More


Introduction: Points of Departure

Susan Mcwilliams

in Traveling Back: Toward a Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199329687
eISBN:
9780199381524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329687.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

In this interconnected age, political theorists have joined other scholars in reconsidering whether their discipline speaks to contemporary problems—whether the discipline of political theory is ... More


Conclusion

Jane Anna Gordon

in Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This conclusion explains how creolizing political theory is different from the comparative political theory of Fred Dallmayr, Roxanne Euben, Michaelle Browers, Leigh Jenco, Farah Godrej, and Andrew ... More


Confucius: How Non-Western Political Theory Contributes to Understanding the Environmental Crisis

Joel Jay Kassiola

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Focusing on the writings of Confucius and the Confucian tradition, Joel Jay Kassiola argues that looking beyond the Western political thought makes obvious sense in an era of globalization and ... More


Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Jane Anna Gordon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Asking whether one can develop an approach to studying political life that reflects its heterogeneity, Jane Anna Gordon offers the creolization of political theory as a viable response. Creolization, ... More


Introduction: Historical-Comparative Political Theory

Stuart Gray

in A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190636319
eISBN:
9780190636333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636319.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The Introduction lays out the book’s historical-comparative approach, explaining how combining the history of political ideas and comparative political theory (CPT) enhances the rigor of both areas ... More


Introduction: How We Got Here

Peter F. Cannavò and Joseph H. Lane

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This is an introduction to the volume as a whole. The editors, Peter F. Cannavò and Joseph H. Lane Jr., summarize the origins and history of environmental political theory and discuss the need for a ... More


Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Peter F. Cannavò and Joseph H. Lane Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Engaging Nature is an edited collection that explores how past political theorists conceptualized the natural world and humanity’s relationship with it. The theorists profiled are largely from the ... More


Toward the Creative Engagement of Chinese Thought

Leigh Jenco

in Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190263812
eISBN:
9780190263843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263812.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Both Chinese thinkers of a century ago and contemporary scholars struggle with the realization that their received modes of viewing the world derive not from universally accessible and transparent ... More


Introduction: Race Theory and Hemispheric Juxtaposition

Juliet Hooker

in Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The introduction explains the hemispheric geographic and conceptual frame developed in the book in order to map the intellectual connections and political genealogies of two subaltern traditions of ... More


Introduction: Buddhism and Political Thought

Matthew J. Moore

in Buddhism and Political Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190465513
eISBN:
9780190465537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465513.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction argues that Western political theory has overlooked the political philosophy of Buddhism, and that it would benefit from engaging with Buddhism as a political theory. The Buddhist ... More


Theory of Government and Political Theory in Early Buddhism

Matthew J. Moore

in Buddhism and Political Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190465513
eISBN:
9780190465537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465513.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the political theory found in the primary texts of early Buddhism and related contemporary scholarship. It argues that the early texts contain both a theory of government, which ... More


Conclusion

Juliet Hooker

in Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The conclusion develops the implications of hemispheric juxtaposition for comparative political theory, and for African American studies, Latin American studies, and Latino studies. It explains how a ... More


Introduction

William J. Long

in Tantric State: A Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development in Bhutan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190843397
eISBN:
9780190843427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843397.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This study asks, “How does democratic governance and economic development differ when founded on Eastern, Buddhist principles, rather than dominant Western, liberal, and Enlightenment values and ... More


A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

Stuart Gray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190636319
eISBN:
9780190636333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This book establishes a new analytic approach to understanding fundamental political ideas of other cultures and time periods, applying the approach to a study of ancient Greek and Indian conceptions ... More


A Buddhist Approach to Politics and Economics

William J. Long

in Tantric State: A Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development in Bhutan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190843397
eISBN:
9780190843427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843397.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Because Buddhists view political and economic systems as an instrument to a higher end not an end in themselves, Buddhist teachings do not offer a systematic prescription for social organization that ... More


The Crisis of Secularism

Jakob De Roover

in Europe, India, and the Limits of Secularism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460977
eISBN:
9780199086313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460977.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the theme and intellectual challenges the book sets out to address. It first explains the basic concepts and principles of the liberal model of secularism and toleration. ... More


Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Theorizing Race in the Americas analyzes the accounts of race formulated by four key thinkers from the Americas: the former slave, abolitionist leader, and thinker, Frederick Douglass; the ... More


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