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Migrants in the ProfaneCritical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Migrants in the Profane: Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300250763
eISBN:
9780300255591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250763.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Migrants in the Profane explores the concept of secularization in the thought of three key figures in the classical phase of critical theory, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer, and Theodor W. Adorno. ... More

On OrderSt. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3

On Order: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3

Saint Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238532
eISBN:
9780300255768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238532.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the ... More

Practical FormAbstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Practical Form: Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Abigail Zitin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300244564
eISBN:
9780300255713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244564.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In early eighteenth-century Britain, writers asked after the nature and causes of the pleasure we feel when we encounter beauty. It took a painter, however, to steer the nascent field of ... More

SoliloquiesSt. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Soliloquies: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Saint Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238549
eISBN:
9780300255775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the ... More

What Is a Complex System?

What Is a Complex System?

James Ladyman and Karoline Wiesner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251104
eISBN:
9780300256130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251104.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

What is a complex system? Although “complexity science” is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no ... More

On Political Obligation

On Political Obligation

Judith N. Shklar

Samantha Ashenden and Andreas Hess (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300214994
eISBN:
9780300245417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214994.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The lectures that comprise this book are a reminder of the legacy and a demonstration of the promise of a critical assessment and evaluation of political obligation. Shklar shows that the crucial ... More

Beyond the Nation-StateThe Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion

Beyond the Nation-State: The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion

Dmitry Shumsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300230130
eISBN:
9780300241099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. This bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century ... More

Why Liberalism Failed

Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300223446
eISBN:
9780300231878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded? Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century—fascism, communism, and liberalism—only the last remains. This has created a peculiar ... More

Modernity and Its DiscontentsMaking and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

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

Steven B. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this book, Steven Smith examines modernity as the site of a unique type of human being entirely unknown to the ancient and medieval worlds that is called the bourgeois. The characteristics and ... More

The Watershed of Modern PoliticsLaw, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the third volume in a trilogy which engages in the political thinkers of the later Middle Ages, Renaissance, Age of Reformation, and religious wars, and the era that produced the Divine Right ... More

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