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Making Morality in Political Revolution

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the case of moral revolutions that are bound up with political ones that are self-consciously atheist. One of the hallmarks of the twentieth-century socialist and communist ... More


Political Corruption: A Moral Pollution

Kwame Gyekye

in Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112252
eISBN:
9780199853069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112252.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Subsequent to the colonial period, the African nations face the most dominant issue of corruption and its effects on the effectiveness of the government, the level of trust that the masses bestow on ... More


A Revolution in Manners and Morals

Thomas A. Robinson and Lanette D. Ruff

in Out of the Mouths of Babes: Girl Evangelists in the Flapper Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790876
eISBN:
9780199919192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790876.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1920s roared onto the scene, challenging traditional norms and elevating novelty and experimentation. Women, and especially young women, the flappers, became the mark of the decade, with their ... More


Rational Hope, Moral Order, and the Revolution of the Will

Andrew Chignell

in The Divine Order, the Human Order, and the Order of Nature: Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199934409
eISBN:
9780199367740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934409.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, Andrew Chignellconsiders Kant's views on how it can be rational to hope for God's assistance in becoming morally good. If I am fully responsible for making myself good and can make ... More


Strauss on Individuality and Poetry

Richard L. Velkley

in Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852546
eISBN:
9780226852553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852553.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Strauss’ claim that the conflict between ancient and modern political philosophy stems from the concept of “individuality.” It seems beyond question that classical thought ... More


Hollywood Bohemia

Hilary A. Hallett

in "Go West, Young Women!": The Rise of Early Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274082
eISBN:
9780520953680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274082.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3argues that the American film industry’s experiments with challenging the boundaries of the nation’s gender roles reached their outer limit in the years immediately following the Great War. ... More


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