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The Devil's Tabernacle: The Pagan Oracles in Early Modern Thought

Anthony Ossa-Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157115
eISBN:
9781400846597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is the first book to examine in depth the intellectual and cultural impact of the oracles of pagan antiquity on modern European thought. The book shows how the study of the oracles influenced, ... More


The Anglo-Dutch-American Archipelago

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses upon developments within what may be retrospectively designated an Anglo-Dutch-American archipelago. This was a geographical constellation, incorporating the Northern ... More


The Modernity of Early Modernity

in Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777481
eISBN:
9780226777504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777504.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter makes a case for the modernity of Early Modernity. Thomas Hobbes and Giovanni Battista Vico are secessionist thinkers, seceding from the normative, moralistic, prescriptive program of ... More


Early Republican Denial of Actors of Violence, 1919–1973

Fatma Müge Göçek

in Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199334209
eISBN:
9780199395774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334209.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The 6–7 September 1955 pogroms committed against non-Muslims, including Armenians, constitute the collective violence of this stage. The chapter analyzes the early republican denial of actors of ... More


Introducing Lives

Kevin Sharpe and Steven N. Zwicker (eds)

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book explores the processes and histories out of which biography emerged as a literary genre in late early modern England. It examines the purposes and uses of biographies and other forms of ... More


Nature without Nature: Prolegomena to a History of Nature Studies in Early Modern Japan

Federico Marcon

in The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226251905
eISBN:
9780226252063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252063.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the argument of the book and its analytical terminology. It presents the contradiction inherent in a project that purports to historicize a form of knowledge like science that ... More


Continuing Uncertainty in the Mainstream

Anthony Carty

in Philosophy of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622559
eISBN:
9780748652525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622559.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter shows that the statist language with which the Court works is unable to grasp the processes of international life. It will be implicit in the critique that the reason lies in the Court's ... More


Professor Penck’s Pupils

Steven Seegel

in Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226438498
eISBN:
9780226438528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438528.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The chapter introduces, formally, the main mapmen: Albrecht Penck of Saxony, Eugeniusz Mikolaj Romer of West Galicia in Poland, Stepan L’vovych Rudnyts’kyi of Eastern Galicia in Ukraine, Isaiah ... More


Documenting the Three Waves of Mid-Qing Protest

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses data and methodological issues, and provides a general overview and classification of all documented protests. These episodes were not distributed evenly over time but were ... More


Cities of the Stranger

Meredith Evans

in This Distracted Globe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270286
eISBN:
9780823270323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270286.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Hamlet is the point of departure for this consideration of the status of law and the sovereign in early modern treatments of piracy and travel over water.


Epilogue: The Transcivilizational Feminine and World Literature

Ning Ma

in The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The epilogue presents the parallel employments of the figure of the chaste feminine in seventeenth-century Chinese “talent-beauty” novels and the English works of Samuel Richardson, such as Pamela. ... More


The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

Federico Marcon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226251905
eISBN:
9780226252063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252063.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan is a social and intellectual history of the creation, development, and apparent disappearance of a field of natural history ... More


Freedom of speech, 1500-1850

Robert Ingram, Jason Peacey, and Alex W. Barber (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147103
eISBN:
9781526155566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147110
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book offers historical reappraisals of freedom of speech and freedom of the press in the early modern anglophone world. Prompted by modern debates about whether or not limitations on free ... More


Conclusion: (Dis)connected Histories and the Beginnings of European Conquest in Asia

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The collapse of the inter-imperial dialogue in Sri Lanka calls for further extrapolations regarding the merits and shortcomings of connected history. Do commensurability and the potential for mutual ... More


The Lost Age of Reason: Philosophy in Early Modern India 1450-1700

Jonardon Ganeri

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199218745
eISBN:
9780191809774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218745.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book deals with a fascinating and rich episode in the history of philosophy, one from which those who are interested in the nature of modernity and its global origins have a great deal to learn. ... More


Animal Souls and Beast Machines: descartes’s mechanical biology

Deborah J. Brown

in Animals: A History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199375967
eISBN:
9780199375998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375967.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Descartes’ long-standing interest in animals had many motivations—to reinforce his dualism of mind and body; to demonstrate the completeness of his physics; and to resolve what he considered to be ... More


Kant’s Rejection of Just War: International Order between Democratic Constitutionalism and Revolutionary Violence

Oliver Eberl

in The Justification of War and International Order: From Past to Present

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198865308
eISBN:
9780191898242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865308.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Following up on Tischer’s, Becker Lorca’s and Teschke’s observations on early modern war discourse, Oliver Eberl in this chapter elaborates Immanuel Kant’s critique of the justification of the use of ... More


Humanitarian Intervention: Justifying War for a New International Order

Beate Jahn

in The Justification of War and International Order: From Past to Present

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198865308
eISBN:
9780191898242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865308.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Beate Jahn follows on from Nina Wilén’s chapter: Contrary to the widely held belief that humanitarian intervention is the result of a gradual universalization of moral obligations, Jahn shows that ... More


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