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Vico and Naples

Barbara Ann Naddeo

in Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449161
eISBN:
9780801460876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449161.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of this book's inquiry into the intellectual accomplishments of Giambattista Vico (1668—1744), the famed professor of Rhetoric at the University of ... More


Willing Contours: Locating Volition in Anthropological Theory

Keith M. Murphy and C. Jason Throop

in Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768870
eISBN:
9780804773775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768870.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter is concerned with an analysis of the etymology of the English term “will,” which is used to emphasize some possible sedimented assumptions with its meaning in English-speaking European ... More


Postcolonial Geography, Travel Writing and the Myth of Wild Africa

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the dilemmas that arise in the joining of the terms ‘postcolonial’ and ‘geography’ and how accurate postcolonialists are in their assertion that the field of geography is in ... More


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