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Universalism as a World View

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter first argues that modernity is a theory of the world—of a particular world. It is also, therefore, a theory of worldedness, of a particular kind of worldedness that it most commonly ... More


Race and Its Discontents in the Enlightenment

Justin E. H. Smith

in Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter surveys some of the more important developments in the history of the concept of race in eighteenth-century Germany. It reveals an inconsistency between the desire to make taxonomic ... More


Discordia Concors: Central Europe in Post-Yugoslav Discourses

Vladimir Zorić

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the tropes of post-Yugoslav perceptions of Central Europe by looking at the works of such post-Yugoslav writers as Dragan Velikić, Laszlo Végel, and Drago Jančar. The argument ... More


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