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Global Intellectual History and the Indian Political

Shruti Kapila

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

In specifying the global as a historical and philosophical condition of the twentieth century, this essay situates India as methodologically instructive for the study of major political concepts ... More


The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Jini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume invokes the “postcolonial contemporary” in order to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character of the contemporary conjuncture, as well as to inquire into whether ... More


The Making of a Global Public Intellectual

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

This chapter begins with an overview of Einstein’s political education as a prelude to discussion of his connections with other global public intellectuals—Gandhi, Schweitzer, Bertrand Russell, ... More


No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Decolonization

Yoav Di-Capua

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226499741
eISBN:
9780226499888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499888.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

It is a curious and little-known fact that the largest existentialist scene outside of Europe was in the Middle East. For two long decades, from the end of World War II until the late 1960s, ... More


Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Richard Crockatt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

Einstein, the world-renowned scientist, was also publicly committed to radical political views. Despite the vast literature on Einstein, this book is the first comprehensive study of his politics, ... More


Introduction

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

This chapter makes the case for a new look at Einstein’s political views on the basis that, despite the vast literature on Einstein, no synoptic study of this subject currently exists. This book ... More


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