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Analytical Mechanics Goes Public: “La Querelle des infiniment petits”

J.B. Shank

in Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Varignon’s continued development of analytic mechanics after 1700 is explored, and since his apparent debt to Newton's Principia seems greatest here, its sources are revisited, concluding again that ... More


Freedom of Expression

Po Jen Yap

in Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198736370
eISBN:
9780191799969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736370.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

In this chapter, the contemporary adjudicatory approach of the common law courts of Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore in free speech disputes is examined. This chapter argues that courts can engage ... More


The General Strike and its Aftermath

K. D. Ewing and C. A. Gearty

in The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the restrictions on free speech and public assembly that were introduced during the General Strike of 1926. These restrictions seemed to apply disproportionately against the ... More


Political Languages of Responsiveness and the Disquiet of Silence

Athena Athanasiou

in Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter elaborates on the political performativity of responsiveness that is articulated or withheld in the context of antinationalist modes of accounting for the past. In acknowledging the dead ... More


Introduction: Parklands and Japan

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the history of public parks and green spaces in Japan and its colonies. It considers the ways in which public parks—both national and urban—have figured in state formation, modern ... More


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