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Rethinking the School: Subjectivity, Bureaucracy, Criticism
Editor's introduction..Acknowledgements..Introduction..1 Principled positions..2 Social governance and spiritual guidance..3 The pastoral bureaucracy..4 Unprincipled equality..5 The sphere and dutiesExpand
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Rival Enlightenments: Civil and Metaphysical Philosophy in Early Modern Germany
Preface Acknowledgments List of abbreviations and texts used Note on conventions Introduction Part I. Rival Enlightenments: 1. University metaphysics 2. Civil philosophy Part II. Civil andExpand
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Conflicting Obligations: Pufendorf, Leibniz and Barbeyrac on Civil Authority
Barbeyrac's republication of and commentary on Leibniz' attack on Pufendorf's natural-law doctrine is often seen as symptomatic of the failure of all three early moderns to solve a particularExpand
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The Philosopher in Early Modern Europe: The Nature of a Contested Identity
This collection of essays provides access to key early modern disputes over what it meant to be a philosopher.
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Science as a Vocation, Philosophy as a Religion
When Max Weber delivered his “Science as a Vocation” lecture in 1917 it was to an audience of students facing war and political conflict, and shaped by its membership of activist youth groups whoseExpand
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Natural law as political philosophy
This chapter provides an account of seventeenth-century natural law as a style of political philosophy used in ordering the relations between law, politics and theology. Focusing on the work ofExpand
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THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY AND THE PERSONA OF THE PHILOSOPHER
  • Ian Hunter
  • Philosophy
  • Modern Intellectual History
  • 4 October 2007
Although history is the pre-eminent part of the gallant sciences, philosophers advise against it from fear that it might completely destroy the kingdom of darkness—that is, scholasticExpand
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The History of Theory
  • Ian Hunter
  • Philosophy
  • Critical Inquiry
  • 1 September 2006
Do you see now why it feels so good to be a critical mind? Why critique, this most ambiguous pharmakon, has become such a potent euphoric drug? You are always right! When naive believers are clingingExpand
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KANT'S RELIGION AND PRUSSIAN RELIGIOUS POLICY
  • Ian Hunter
  • Philosophy
  • Modern Intellectual History
  • 1 April 2005
Since Dilthey's template study of 1890, the Prussian state's attempt to censor Kant's religious writings has typically been seen as the work of a reactionary politics bent on imposing religiousExpand
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