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Adorno and DemocracyThe American Years

Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Shannon L. Mariotti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As a German critical social theorist associated with the Frankfurt School, Adorno is not typically studied in the context of American political thought or democratic theory. But because of his Jewish ... More

Being in the WorldDialogue and Cosmopolis

Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis, noted political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the world’s transition from a traditional Westphalian system of states to today’s interlocking ... More

Freedom and SolidarityToward New Beginnings

Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the possibility of a transition from the modern paradigm—presently in a state of decay or disarray—toward new modes of life where freedom and solidarity would be reconciled, thus ... More

In Search of the Good LifeA Pedogogy for Troubled Times

In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

To whom should we look for moral guidance during times of global violence, scarcity, and corruption? For two millennia, Aristotle's writings have taught that the ethically “good life” is the highest ... More

The Political Thought of Henry David ThoreauPrivatism and the Practice of Philosophy

The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Jonathan McKenzie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a fresh interpretation of Henry Thoreau’s political theory through a comprehensive interpretation of public and private writings. While recent critics have opened new vistas in ... More

Twilight of the RepublicEmpire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taking issue with the way scholarship on American exceptionalism has been conducted for the past few decades, Litke argues that examining the term and idea reveals a profound shift in Americans’ ... More

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