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The Civilization Machine in the Early Bronze Age

Adam T. Smith

in The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163239
eISBN:
9781400866502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163239.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of things in the reproduction of a public—the first condition of sovereignty defined in Chapter 2—during the Early Bronze Age in the South Caucasus. “A public” here ... More


Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

Angelica Goodden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683833
eISBN:
9780191766190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

For all the fame he won as a writer during a brief but astonishingly fertile period in the 1750s and early 1760s, Rousseau saw the making of books as essentially foreign to his nature: what mattered ... More


The Homo Faber Debate in Dewey and Max Scheler

Larry A. Hickman

in Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228416
eISBN:
9780823235544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228416.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses the differences between philosophers John Dewey and Max Scheler in relation to the homo faber doctrine. This doctrine was originally conceived by ... More


Introduction

Angelica Goodden

in Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683833
eISBN:
9780191766190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683833.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Rousseau thought the ‘disenchanted’ world of wordsmiths a crude perversion of literature, and himself abandoned creative writing for music copying in middle life. He celebrated homo faber’s integrity ... More


Introduction: Thinging Out Loud

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines democratic theory in the context of object relations and asks whether democracy might be constitutively dependent on public things. Drawing on D. W. Winnicott's object-relations ... More


Making and the Design of Things: Human Being and the Shape of History

Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore

in Archaeology: The Discipline of Things

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274167
eISBN:
9780520954007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274167.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Without the dominant character of the freestanding, autonomous human agent to hold the spotlight at the center stage of history, what then becomes its subject? In addressing this question, chapter ... More


Adams’s Education

Mark R. Schwehn

in Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195073430
eISBN:
9780197562307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195073430.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The argument of this book has been based upon one major assumption, namely that epistemologies have ethical implications, that ways of knowing are not morally neutral but morally directive. ... More


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