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 ECOLOGICAL THINKING: Subversions and Transformations

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter shows how ecology, literally and metaphorically, affords a model for rethinking the established theories of knowledge, and relations between humanity and the other-than-human, that ... More


Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Lorraine Code

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Arguing that ecological thinking can animate an epistemology capable of addressing feminist, multicultural, and other post-colonial concerns, this book critiques the instrumental rationality, ... More


Hermeneutical Horizons of Meaning

Suzi Adams

in Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the second pole of the creative imagination—the radical imaginary—and critically engages with Castoriadis's theory of meaning as social imaginary significations. It situates ... More


Introduction: Political Ideologies and Social Imaginaries

Manfred B. Steger

in The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199286942
eISBN:
9780191700408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286942.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ideology is a loaded word with a checkered past and most people today regard it as a form of dogmatic thinking or political manipulation. Virtually no one associates it with analytic clarity or ... More


Third-World Liberationism and Other Cold War Isms: No End to Ideology

Manfred B. Steger

in The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199286942
eISBN:
9780191700408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286942.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

World War generated in the minds of of hundreds of millions of people around the world a profound sense of rupture with the preceding era. Charles Taylor argues that new ideas and theories generated ... More


The Apocalypse of Acts and the Life of Truth

C. Kavin Rowe

in World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Reading Acts as lively political theology in its time necessarily raises questions that directly relate to several crucial contemporary problems. Indeed, the argument is that engaging Acts in this ... More


Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Suzi Adams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is the first systematic reconstruction of Castoriadis's philosophical trajectory, and pays particular attention to his dialogue with phenomenology. It critically interprets the shifts in ... More


1954: The Challenge of Technical Identity

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called technical identity in Great Britain in 1954. It argues that the changing relations between the middle and working classes encouraged amongst the ... More


Catholic Studies and the Sacramental Imaginary: New Directions in Catholic Humanism

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the “Catholic imagination” mode of interpretation might better serve what the philosopher Charles Taylor calls the “social imaginary.” It suggests that the prevailing ... More


In a Strange Land 1

Enda Delaney

in The Irish in Post-War Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the initial responses of the migrating Irish to the new environment as well as the ambiguous position of the Irish within the broader social landscape of post-war Britain. Few ... More


Illusion, Irony, and Tragedy

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Politics has become a “social imaginary” that defines the horizon of understanding and the parameters for action. What is never challenged is the proclivity to think of the Christian faith and its ... More


From the Symbolic Turn to the Social Imaginary: Castoriadis’s Project of Autonomy

Warren Breckman

in Adventures of the Symbolic: Post-marxism and Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143943
eISBN:
9780231512893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143943.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Cornelius Castoriadis's rejection of both the retreat from Marxism into structuralism and the attempt to recast Marxism in structuralist terms, as well as his sustained effort ... More


From Imagination to the Imaginary and Beyond?

Chiara Bottici

in Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157780
eISBN:
9780231527811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157780.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the passage from the word imagination to “the imaginary,” which it suggests also points to a passage from a philosophical tradition centered on a philosophy of the subject to ... More


Ideology and Revolution: From Superscience to False Consciousness

Manfred B. Steger

in The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199286942
eISBN:
9780191700408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286942.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The social and industrial revolutions that swept across Europe and the Americas between 1776 and 1848 served as midwives to the birth of a new social imaginary decisively colored by the national. The ... More


Imaginary Intellectual History

Samuel Moyn

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

Many contests between different approaches to intellectual history (Cambridge contextualism versus philosophia perennis, for example) have tended to take place against the background of an idealist ... More


Introduction: Publicity, Counterpublicity, Antipublicity

Byron Dueck

in Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter introduces the central subject of the volume, public performances of indigenous (First Nations and Métis) music and dance. It begins with an examination of two performances of the C-Weed ... More


Finding ways home

Andrew Blaikie

in The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617869
eISBN:
9780748653515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617869.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter attempts to explain how it is ‘memory above all that maintains the imagined identities upon which society rests’. It suggests that remembrance of the modern nation, as time advances, is ... More


This Is Not a Game

Daniel Renfrew

in Life without Lead: Contamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295469
eISBN:
9780520968240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295469.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that lead poisoning acted as a metonym of a general social imaginary of crisis associated with the collapse of the neoliberal model while also being rooted in the legacies of the ... More


Conclusions

Peggy J. Miller and Grace E. Cho

in Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199959723
eISBN:
9780190698898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199959723.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Conclusions discusses the significance of the book’s findings. By approaching self-esteem as part of a social imaginary, this project shows how thoroughly entangled self-esteem was in the life and ... More


Introduction

Mihwa Choi

in Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190459765
eISBN:
9780190459796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459765.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This study inquires into the historical question of how the politics surrounding death rituals contributed to the revival of Confucianism. It examines major changes in ritual performance both at the ... More


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