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The Decline of Dirigisme in France

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the political-economic problems that France faced in the aftermath of the Golden Age. These political-economic problems persisted and precipitated what some people described as ... More


Introduction: Moral Conflict, Political Liberalism, and Islamic Ethics

Andrew F. March

in Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter states the aims of the book: its core question of the compatibility between formal Islamic doctrine and liberal citizenship It emphasizes how this book differs from historical, ... More


Morals and Politics

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter's main thesis is that it is a mistake to see political philosophy as a subordinate part of moral philosophy, and thus to suppose that the characteristic problems of the former are of the ... More


Of Linchpins and Other Interpretive Tools *: Reconsidering Okin's Method

Elizabeth Wingrove

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that Okin's “method”—her focus on actual social problems—has been largely ignored in the literature. The author of this chapter contends that examining Okin's method can help us ... More


Refugees: A Human Problem in a World of States

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the refugee phenomenon, specifically refugees in inter-war Europe, and international responses to that phenomenon. It reveals that refugees constitute both humanitarian as well as ... More


Confronted with Too Much

Todd McGowan

in Spike Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038143
eISBN:
9780252095405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038143.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the films of Spike Lee. Lee's films employ types of excess such as unconventional shots, extreme characters, and improbable scenes to intervene in critical issues that trouble ... More


Introduction: Pious Discourses of Democracy

Adrian Little

in Democratic Piety: Complexity, Conflict and Violence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633654
eISBN:
9780748652709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633654.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Religion has long been a target for the critical weaponry of modern political philosophy. This book recognises the validity of many secular critiques of religion and the way in which they identify ... More


Conclusion

H. M. Scott

in British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although Britain initially appeared to have attained supremacy during 1763, the situation took a huge turn about two decades later, and was perceived to have been brought about by the American War. ... More


Attacking the Enlightenment on Behalf of Socrates: “What Is Political Philosophy?”

Laurence Lampert

in The Enduring Importance of Leo Strauss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226039480
eISBN:
9780226039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039510.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deals with Strauss’s 1955 lectures “What is Political Philosophy?” It sets out Strauss’s understanding of the fundamental opposition between Athens and Jerusalem or between philosophy ... More


Human Nature

Laurie M. Johnson

in Thucydides, Hobbes, and the Interpretations of Realism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747809
eISBN:
9781501747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747809.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses Thucydides' and Hobbes's ideas of human nature, which are often said to be very similar. International relations theorists are just as much prone to this mistake as others, ... More


Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Leo Strauss was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. Although most of his work took the form of investigations in the history of political philosophy, his intentions ... More


Reading Leo Strauss: Politics, Philosophy, Judaism

Steven B. Smith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226764023
eISBN:
9780226763903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Interest in Leo Strauss is greater now than at any time since his death, because of the link between his thought and the political movement called “neoconservatism.” This book depicts Strauss not as ... More


Challenges to the Judiciary

Duncan McCargo

in Fighting for Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780801449994
eISBN:
9781501709586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449994.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter looks at the struggles of the judiciary to come to terms with its critics after 2006. Given judges' intense loyalty to the monarchy, they were unable publicly to question the burdens ... More


Against Political Equality: The Confucian Case

Tongdong Bai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195995
eISBN:
9780691197463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195995.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that domestic governance influenced by Confucianism can embrace the liberal aspects of democracy along with the democratic ideas of equal opportunities and governmental ... More


Leo Strauss on Philosophy as a Way of Life

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

More than anyone else, Leo Strauss inaugurated the revival of political philosophy from the dominance of positivism and behavioralism. Strauss insisted that recovering Plato and ancient philosophy ... More


Ovid and the Modern Poetics of Exile

Stephen Harrison

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter argues that the key Ovidian triangle of dislocation, political problems, and lamenting tone is often encountered in later versions of and allusions to Ovid’s exile poetry. This pattern ... More


The Glory Is Departed: Political Theology, Presuppositional Apologetics, and the Early Ministry of Rousas John Rushdoony

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces the central themes of the uses and abuses of state power that appear throughout the narrative of the Christian Reconstruction. As a young missionary on the Duck Valley Indian ... More


Strauss’s Project: Reviving Socratic Political Philosophy

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Leo Strauss was born into a world in crisis. While that crisis became apparent to him first in politics, he came to see that the crisis extended to human life and knowledge as a whole. Although the ... More


Mario, Personal and Political

Suzanne Goldberg

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0030
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes some personal aspects of Mario Savio that had a direct impact on his role in the Free Speech Movement (FSM). It suggests that 1964 was one of those historical moments for both ... More


Introduction

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is a study of the recovery house movement and its place in the new urban order wrought by welfare reform. To find out what life is like in these recovery houses, it goes inside one ... More


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