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Plato: Republic V

S. Halliwell

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685361
eISBN:
9781800342842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685361.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This new edition provides a thorough reappraisal of one of the most remarkable and controversial sections of the Republic. Book 5's radical proposals for the ideal state include an argument for the ... More


Habermas, Derrida, and the Question of Religion

Peter E. Gordon

in The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262090
eISBN:
9780823266388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262090.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This essay reconstructs the philosophical debate between Jacques Derrida and Jürgen Habermas from their earliest exchanges to their final years. The essay concludes with the international ... More


Gao Xingjian: The Triumph of the Modern Zhuangzi

Liu Jianmei

in Zhuangzi and Modern Chinese Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190238155
eISBN:
9780190238179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238155.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter looks at how Gao Xingjian, the 2000 Nobel Prize laureate in literature, has brought Zhuangzi’s spirit of absolute liberation and freedom to its highest level. Discussing his novel Soul ... More


Truths and Reconciliations

Pamela E. Klassen

in The Story of Radio Mind: A Missionary's Journey on Indigenous Land

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226552569
eISBN:
9780226552873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552873.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Beginning with accolades written in honor of Frederick Du Vernet after his death in 1924, this chapter brings the story to a close, showing that while most church officials ignored his proclamations ... More


Eight Old Syriac Modes

Tala Jarjour

in Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter scrutinizes conceptions of modality in relation to emotionality and aesthetics by addressing written forms of knowledge on the eight ecclesiastical modes in Syriac chant. It begins by ... More


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