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A Periclean Economy?

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the nature of the economic prosperity of Athens during the time of Pericles. It first considers the existence of a Periclean oikonomia in relation to the birth of a “market ... More


Pastoral Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

in The Birth of Nomos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the pastoral practices that relate to the uses of nemō, nemein and nomós in pastoral senses. The central focus is again Homeric uses of the pastoral ways, but with some ... More


The Transition from Secularism to Post-secularism

Marinos Diamantides and Anton Schütz

in Political Theology: Demystifying the Universal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748697762
eISBN:
9781474435154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697762.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Modernity has been forcing upon the entire world population a mercilessly uniform presto-accelerando tempo resulting in a de-regulated march towards ever more condensed rhythms of adaptation, ... More


A Postmodern Hetoimasia—Feigning Sovereignty during the State of Exception

Marinos Diamantides

in Administering Interpretation: Derrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283798
eISBN:
9780823285921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283798.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Inspired by images from Greece during its sovereign debt crisis—including of a dog that ended up on the Hellenic President’s throne!—this chapter both illustrates Agamben’s notion of a Christian ... More


Aristotle: Phusis, Praxis, and the Good

Özgüç Orhan

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Özgüç Orhan critiques anthropocentric interpretations of Aristotle. Such interpretations often focus on Aristotle’s statement in the Politics that plants and animals were “made” for human use. Orhan ... More


From Oikos to Ecclesia

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first chapter (From Oikos to Ecclesia) reviews the history of the concept of oikonomia in Christian thought from the Pauline letters and up to the third century C.E and describes how oikonomia ... More


The Economic God

Nicholas Heron

in Liturgical Power: Between Economic and Political Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278688
eISBN:
9780823280537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278688.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter anchors the book by examining Giorgio Agamben’s recent contribution to the study of political theology, which serves as its point of departure. In particular, it seeks to situate his ... More


Glory, Spectacle and Inoperativity: Agamben’s Praxis of Theoria

Mathew Abbott

in Agamben and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues against the common image of Agamben as an apocalyptic thinker focused on theoretical transformation rather than political praxis. It provides a concise account of the genealogies ... More


Reconstructing Early Modern Notions of Legal Pluralism

Richard J. Ross and Philip J. Stern

in Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771167
eISBN:
9780814708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771167.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the diverse intellectual traditions that informed Europeans' thinking and writing about legal pluralism. More specifically, it reconstructs some of the ideological frameworks, ... More


Ordaining Satan: Practical Considerations in the Divine Oikonomia

David A. Michelson

in The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722960
eISBN:
9780191789595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722960.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter places Philoxenos of Mabbug’s Christological polemics in the context of his theology of episcopal administration. Philoxenos built a reputation through vehement opposition to the Council ... More


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