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Conclusion

John Lombardini

in Politics of Socratic Humor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520291034
eISBN:
9780520964914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291034.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The conclusion brings together the distinct depictions of Socratic humor developed in the previous chapters. Rather than arguing that Socratic humor is a singular phenomenon with one particular ... More


Writing Courage into Democratic History: Aeschylean and Herodotean Perspectives

Ryan K. Balot

in Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982158
eISBN:
9780199355259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982158.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter illustrates that the Periclean model of democratic courage was widespread and effective in fifth-century Athenian political life. Although other scholars have argued that Pericles’ ... More


After the Declaration of Perth: All Change!

James G. Kellas

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter talks about the leading Scottish National Party (SNP) politicians and how they talk of ‘a British society in conjunction with a Scottish state’. It also reports that it is ‘difficult to ... More


Conclusion

Garry Rodan and Caroline Hughes

in The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703532
eISBN:
9780191772641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703532.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter emphasizes that the views and interests that prevail in struggles over accountability have profound political regime implications. Which ideologies dominate accountability institutions ... More


Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Sheryl Kroen

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Molière's anticlerical comedy Tartuffe is the unique prism through which this book views postrevolutionary France in the years of the Restoration. Following the lead of the French men and women who ... More


Social Transformation and the Creation of a Learning Society

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the importance of creating an open, democratic, and inclusive society as necessary conditions for creating a dynamic economy and a learning society. The challenge lies not only ... More


Political Theology, Populism, and the Constituent Power

Andrew Arato

in Post Sovereign Constitution Making: Learning and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198755982
eISBN:
9780191816987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755982.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines political theology—the preservation and imposition of concepts and figures of thought in political theory, inherited from monotheism. It argues that positive reliance on ... More


Athenian Eudaimonism in Thought and Action

Ryan K. Balot

in Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982158
eISBN:
9780199355259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982158.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the Athenians’ distinctive strategy for bridging the gap between the individual’s good and the community’s good, with particular reference to courage. Courage raises special ... More


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