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Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Tony Honoré

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This is the only full-scale modern account of the life and work of the early 3rd-century lawyer from Syria who contributed two-fifths of Justinian’s 6th-century Digest, which for many centuries ... More


Graeco-Roman Humanism

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Greeks were the only people to regard the human as a significant category. Zeno said that we should regard all men as fellow-citizens. The Roman empire made the Stoic idea of cosmopolis seem ... More


At the Time of Creation

Marc Van De Mieroop

in Philosophy before the Greeks: The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient Babylonia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157184
eISBN:
9781400874118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157184.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book examines how the ancient Babylonians approached the question of what true knowledge was. The ancient Babylonians left behind a monumental textual record that stretches in time from before ... More


Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis, noted political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the world’s transition from a traditional Westphalian system of states to today’s interlocking ... More


Early Meiji’s Contentious Natures

Julia Adeney Thomas

in Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228542
eISBN:
9780520926844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228542.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the contentious conception of nature in Japan during the early Meiji era. It attempts to provide a rough guide to nature's chaotic career in the early Meiji period in order to ... More


Post-Catastrophe

Steve Redhead

in We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Taking this argument about the breakdown in ‘mobile city cultures’ further, this chapter considers some more possibilities of a claustropolitan, as opposed to cosmopolitan, sociology. It looks at how ... More


Chalukya Emperors, Delhi Sultans, 1000–1350

Richard M. Eaton and Phillip B. Wagoner

in Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092216
eISBN:
9780199082803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092216.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Since the memory of earlier sovereign domains exerted a profound influence on the Deccan’s subsequent politics and architecture, Chapter 1 looks back at those earlier domains. One of these was the ... More


Autonomy, Autoimmunity, and the Stretch Limo: From Derrida's Rogue State to DeLillo's Cosmopolis

Michael Naas

in Derrida From Now On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229581
eISBN:
9780823235162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229581.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter uses Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis to explain ideas enclosed in Derrida's work about identity and autoimmunity. Cosmopolis illustrates what Derrida argued in many ... More


The Continuity of Social Space: Khan al-Jumruk within the Bazaars of Aleppo

Janet Starkey

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the Khan al-Jumruk (‘Customs Khan’) and its place within the social space of the Aleppo commercial center, exploring the many-faceted spatial relationships and the synergy ... More


Opening the Doors of Interpretation: In Memory of Nasr Abu Zayd and Mohammed al-Jabri

Fred Dallmayr

in Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Referencing the many dangers facing vigilantes opposing autocracy in the Muslim world today, Dallmayr explores how religion is strongly rooted in most Muslim countries. Chapter twelve commemorates ... More


Wagging the Dog

Richard Fox

in More Than Words: Transforming Script, Agency, and Collective Life in Bali

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725340
eISBN:
9781501725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725340.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The eighth chapter concludes by recapitulating the argument and drawing out its wider implications for the study of religion, script and writing in Southeast Asia and beyond. Three key unresolved ... More


Religion and the Intimate Universal: Neither Cosmopolis nor Ghetto

William Desmond

in The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178761
eISBN:
9780231543002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178761.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Considers our being religious as closest to the fecund matrix of significance in relation to what is often called our sense of the “whole,” or our being in the between. The intimate universal is ... More


Introduction

Sharon V. Betcher

in Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh: A Secular Theology for the Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253906
eISBN:
9780823260935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253906.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Rapidly emergent planetary urbanism presents humans with new challenges, such as learning to form attachments amid formerly colonially inflected difference. The hope of “cosmopolis” names the dream ... More


Centering Bukhara: The Reconstruction and Mythologization of an Abode of Knowledge

James Pickett

in Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter traces the history of the ascent of Bukhara by focusing both on investments in physical religious infrastructure and on textual mythologization, whereby Bukhara was discursively centered ... More


Patricians of Bukhara: Turkic Nobility, Persianate Pedagogy, and Islamic Society

James Pickett

in Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter identifies who created, recreated, and maintained the Persian cosmopolis. Islamic scholars were not the only patricians of Bukhara, and they cannot be understood outside of the larger ... More


Conclusion: Historiography, Translation, and Conversion

Ayesha A. Irani

in The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion begins with reminiscences of a visit to a mosque in the Baṛaliyā village of Patiya district, Chittagong, which houses a cot that supposedly belonged to Saiyad Sultān. The chapter tells ... More


Graeco-Roman Humanism

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought: Its Significance and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198790686
eISBN:
9780191833182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790686.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Greeks were the only people to regard the human as a significant category. Zeno said that we should regard all men as fellow-citizens. The Roman empire made the Stoic idea of cosmopolis seem ... More


An Unexpected Archive: The

Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

in Reciting the Goddess: Narratives of Place and the Making of Hinduism in Nepal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199341160
eISBN:
9780190844561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341160.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 3 presents a literary and linguistic historiography of the Svasthānīvratakathā textual tradition from the earliest extant manuscript of 1573 CE to the present. The chapter maps out major ... More


Controversies in the Periodical Press: Cosmopolitan and Cosmopolis

Stefano Evangelista

in Literary Cosmopolitanism in the English Fin de Siècle: Citizens of Nowhere

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198864240
eISBN:
9780191896422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864240.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the periodical medium played a fundamental role in the construction of literary cosmopolitanism as a discursive phenomenon. It focuses on two periodicals launched in the fin ... More


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