Download e-book for kindle: A History of Political Thought: From Ancient Greece to Early by Janet Coleman

By Janet Coleman

Janet Coleman's quantity heritage of eu political theorising, from the traditional Greeks to the Renaissance is the advent which many were expecting.

In this quantity, Coleman discusses the said nice works of Greek, Roman, and early Christian writers to teach how the historic contexts during which yes principles approximately ethics and politics grew to become dominant or fell from dominance, aid to give an explanation for the guidelines themselves. all through she attracts on fresh scholarly commentaries written by way of experts in philosophy, modern political concept, classical languages and cultures, and on historic and early Christian heritage and theology. Janet Coleman exhibits that the Greeks and Romans' arguments should be visible as logical and coherent if we can snatch the questions they notion it very important to reply to.

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Hecht and Edwards 2008: 22. 78. Castells 1996. For a critique of his thesis, see Smith 1996. 79. , Bender 2000; Bender 2006. 80. Nye 2002; Nye 1990. 81. Hardt and Negri 2000: 160–182. 82. Maier 2006, chapter 2 and pp. 280–283. 83. Even non-US-based Americanists subscribe to a discourse of a deterritorialized global US power, best summarized in Pells 1997 and critically analyzed in Van Elteren 2006 and Fishkin 2005. 84. Johnson 2006. 85. gov. 3 The Uses of Portability: Circulating Experts in the Technopolitics of Cold War and Decolonization Donna C.

75 Islands, in short, went through many careers but nevertheless firmly remained within the US domain to become the anchor points of a worldwide, interconnected, and integrated system of nodes. This network has not only aided in sustaining US democracy but fostered a global gulag kept off the official map. The legal distinction made by the US Supreme Court in the death penalty case of the Navassa workers (1898) served as the basis for the status of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam a decade later.

4 Grounded in islands, a map of the Satellite Triangulation Network as a Cold War reality without perfect triangles and excluding China and the Soviet Union, 1968. Source: NOAA Geodesy Collection. Courtesy of NOAA, Washington. 56 The satellite triangulation program that brought America to Diego Garcia laid the groundwork for subsequent ground stations of the Echelon spy network, NASA’s Mercury Project, and the Global Positioning System, for example. As a node of several global networks, Diego Garcia linked myriad technical systems.

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