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Wittgenstein and Political TheoryThe View from Somewhere

Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere

Christopher C. Robinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639144
eISBN:
9780748652839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639144.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ludwig Wittgenstein was arguably the most important philosopher of the twentieth century. Although his writings have influenced a range of philosophical and cultural movements, this effect was not ... More

Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Delia Cortese and Simonetta Calderini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617326
eISBN:
9780748671366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617326.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study of women and the Fatimids investigates an unexplored area in the field of Islamic and medieval studies. The book has unearthed a wealth of references to women, thus re-inscribing their ... More

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Anna Despotopoulou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Examining the representation of women in the spaces of the railway in literature and culture of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, this book explores the extraordinary and unprecedented ... More

Women of Ancient Greece

Women of Ancient Greece

Pierre Brule

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616435
eISBN:
9780748651023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616435.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book describes every aspect of women's lives in ancient Greece, including their religious, familial and domestic duties; their economic importance; and their social, moral and legal status as ... More

Women's Rights as Multicultural ClaimsReconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Monica Mookherjee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book attempts to reconfigure feminism in a way that responds to cultural diversity. The book contends that a discourse of rights can be formulated and that this task is crucial to negotiating a ... More

Word And Image In Ancient Greece

Word And Image In Ancient Greece

N. Keith Rutter and Brian Sparkes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614066
eISBN:
9780748651054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614066.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In ancient Greek society, communication was largely oral and visual. The epic poets sang and recited the legends that served the Greeks as their historical past; the art of rhetoric was a vital ... More

The Work of Giorgio AgambenLaw, Literature, Life

The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life

Justin Clemens and Nicholas Heron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634620
eISBN:
9780748652440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634620.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Giorgio Agamben has emerged, in the past five years, as one of the most important continental philosophers. This burgeoning popularity of his work has largely been confined to a study of the homo ... More

Working Feminism

Working Feminism

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Working Feminism looks at key concepts and debates within feminist theory and puts them to work concretely in relation to the real problems faced by Filipina domestic workers and Asian youth in ... More

Working with Walter BenjaminRecovering a Political Philosophy

Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy

Andrew Benjamin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748634347
eISBN:
9780748695287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished readers. It develops the idea of ‘working ... More

The World, the Flesh and the SubjectContinental Themes in Philosophy of Mind and Body

The World, the Flesh and the Subject: Continental Themes in Philosophy of Mind and Body

Paul Gilbert and Kathleen Lennon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614981
eISBN:
9780748652495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614981.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This work brings contemporary continental thought into conversation with analytic philosophy on the principal topics of philosophy of mind, considering three themes – the world, the flesh and the ... More

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