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Conscience, Constancy, and Ambition in the Career and Writings of James Howell

DANIEL WOOLF

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Daniel Woolf, the author of this chapter, focuses on the vicissitudes experienced by one neglected figure, the poet, letter-writer, and would-be royal servant, James Howell. He observes that Howell's ... More


A Wholly Non-Aristotelian Universe: The Molossians as Ethnos, State, and Monarchy

J. K. DAVIES

in Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The history of the Molossians features all too rarely in the textbooks. Yet the increase in relevant epigraphic documentation, and the quality of loving scholarly attention which it has recently been ... More


Instincts or Drives?: The Birth of Psychoanalysis

Miguel de Beistegui

in The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547374
eISBN:
9780226547404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547404.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter concludes the genealogy of the homo sexualis by turning to the birth of psychoanalysis, and Freud's contribution to the debate regarding the place and role of sexual drives in a range of ... More


The Journey to the Past as a Journey into the Self: The Remembered Village and the Poisoned City

Ashis Nandy

in An Ambiguous Journey to the City: The Village and Othe Odd Ruins of the Self in the Indian Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683974
eISBN:
9780199081448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683974.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on vicissitudes of the metaphor of journey. It treats them not as an experience that is uniquely Indian, but as an artefact of Europe's age of arrogance in the tropics and as a ... More


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