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1938: The British Intellectual and Highbrow Culture

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on intellectual and highbrow culture in Great Britain in 1938. It criticises the perspectives on knowledge and expertise which assume that the intellectual position is ... More


Epilogue

Andrei A. Znamenski

in The Beauty of the Primitive: Shamanism and Western Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172317
eISBN:
9780199785759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172317.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This epilogue looks at the growing popularity of the shamanism idiom and the correlation with the emergence of neo-shamanism to anti-modern sentiments in Western intellectual culture. Since the ... More


Conditions for Criticism: Authority, Knowledge, and Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century

Ian Small

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122418
eISBN:
9780191671418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122418.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies changes in the practice of literary criticism in the nineteenth century and locates those changes within wider movements in British intellectual culture. The growth of knowledge and ... More


Transmission, Transplantation, and Diffusion in the Latin West

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall

in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149059
eISBN:
9781400850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter follows the growth and development of the intellectual culture in the West after a period of decline roughly concurrent to that of the decline of the Roman Empire. It explores the ... More


From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Adrian May

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides an exhaustive reading of the significant yet understudied intellectual review Lignes, from 1987 to 2017, to demonstrate how it has managed to preserve and develop the legacy of ... More


Algebraic Thought in Ancient and Medieval China

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall

in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149059
eISBN:
9781400850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter takes a look at the scope of mathematics in Ancient and Medieval China. Although the Chinese engaged in numerical calculation as early as the middle of the second millennium BCE, the ... More


Mills and the New York Intellectuals

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Mills's place among the circle of New York intellectuals. Their common ground was initially a shared dissident leftist politics that challenged not only the mainstream but ... More


The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York

John M. Dixon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448034
eISBN:
9781501703515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Was there a conservative Enlightenment? Could a self-proclaimed man of learning and progressive science also have been an agent of monarchy and reaction? Cadwallader Colden (1688–1776), an educated ... More


Introduction

Georges B. J. Dreyfus

in The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232594
eISBN:
9780520928244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232594.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this book, the author reflects on the fifteen years that he spent among Tibetan monks and the education he received from them. He shares some of his experiences, explains the strength of the ... More


The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Public academic prize contests—the concours académique—played a significant role in the intellectual culture of Enlightenment France, with aspirants formulating positions on such matters as slavery, ... More


Introduction

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the role played by public academic prize contests—the concours académique—in the intellectual culture of France during the Enlightenment, a period spanning the years 1670–1794. ... More


The First Adjustment

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The first chapter relates the story of the discovery of chiropractic by D. D. Palmer in the mid-1890s, and discusses the meaning of the history of their profession to chiropractors. It traces the ... More


The Anglophile Academy

Elisa Tamarkin

in Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789446
eISBN:
9780226789439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter considers the importance of Anglophilia to college life in the nineteenth century and to the academic mystique that it sustains. Why has intellectual and university culture historically ... More


Writing enlightenment

Justin Champion

in Republican Learning: John Toland and the Crisis of Christian Culture, 1696-1722

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057144
eISBN:
9781781700259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057144.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the republican political thought of free-thinker John Toland, which has shown that the challenges which he posed to religious commonplaces were ... More


The Politics of Early African American Literature

Gene Andrew Jarrett

in Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743386
eISBN:
9780814743874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743386.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the debate between Thomas Jefferson and David Walker—an African American author—over whether New World African intellectual culture should be an entrance examination to the ... More


The Intellectual Culture of Racial Politics after Slavery

Gene Andrew Jarrett

in Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743386
eISBN:
9780814743874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743386.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Frederick Douglass translated political action into ideologies and practices of intellectual culture in order to deal with the repercussions of slavery. Undoubtedly, the ... More


Introduction

John M. Dixon

in The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448034
eISBN:
9781501703515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448034.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the life and ideas of Cadwallader Colden, one of New York's earliest intellectuals, to shed light on his role in the Enlightenment that is at once local, colonial, and ... More


Enlightened Age

John M. Dixon

in The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448034
eISBN:
9781501703515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the beginnings of Enlightenment and the intellectual relationship between Scotland and America, along with Cadwallader Colden's role in the development of a transatlantic ... More


Empire's culture in Fredric Jameson, Edward Said and Gayatri Spivak

Laura Chrisman

in Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses Edward Said's work and that of two influential thinkers who share equally complicated relations with materialist theory – Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Fredric Jameson – ... More


Strange Thoughts: A Confluence of Intellectual Heterodoxies

W. Puck Brecher

in The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter further contextualizes aesthetic eccentricity through a discussion of intellectual eccentricity, a parallel phenomenon that crystallized in the eighteenth century. After problematizing ... More


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