32 found
Order:
  1.  48
    Notes Towards A Definition of Politics.James Alexander - 2014 - Philosophy 89 (2):273-300.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   4 citations  
  2.  50
    A Genealogy of Political Theory: A Polemic.James Alexander - 2019 - Contemporary Political Theory 18 (3):402-423.
    Here is a sketch of a genealogy of political theory for the last century. This is a genealogy in Nietzsche’s sense: therefore, neither unhistorical taxonomy, nor a history of political theory as it is written by historians, but a typology in time. Four types of modern political theory are distinguished. These are called, with some justification, positive, normative, third way and sceptical political theory. Seen from the vantage of the twenty-first century, they form an instructive sequence, emerging as a series (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation  
  3.  43
    A Dialectical Definition of Conservatism.James Alexander - 2016 - Philosophy 91 (2):215-232.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  4. Three Rival Views of Tradition (Arendt, Oakeshott and MacIntyre).James Alexander - 2012 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 6 (1):20-43.
    If we define tradition too hastily we leave to one side the question of what the relevance of tradition is for us. Here the concept of tradition is opened up by considering the different views of it taken by Hannah Arendt, Michael Oakeshott and Alasdair MacIntyre. We see that each has put tradition into a fully developed picture of what our predicament is in modernity; and that each has differed in their assessment of what our relation to tradition is or (...)
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  5.  41
    The Four Points of the Compass.James Alexander - 2012 - Philosophy 87 (1):79-107.
    Philosophy has four forms: wonder, faith, doubt and scepticism. These are not separate categories, but separate ideal possibilities. Modern academic philosophy has fallen, for several centuries, into an error: which is the error of supposing that philosophy is only what I call doubt. Philosophy may be doubt: indeed, it is part of my argument that this is undeniably one element of, or one possibility in, philosophy; but doubt is only one of four points of the compass. In this essay I (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  6.  42
    A Systematic Theory of Tradition.James Alexander - 2016 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 10 (1):1-28.
    _ Source: _Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 1 - 28 We still lack a systematic or complete theory of tradition. By referring to the works of many major figures of the last century – Arendt, Boyer, Eisenstadt, Eliot, Gadamer, Goody, Hobsbawm, Kermode, Leavis, MacIntyre, Oakeshott, Pieper, Pocock, Popper, Prickett, Shils and others – I show that a theory of tradition must include insights taken not only from the study of sociology and anthropology, but also from the study of literature and (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation  
  7.  3
    Confronting Leviathan: A History of Ideas by David Runciman (London: Profile Books).James Alexander - forthcoming - Philosophy:1-4.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  8.  45
    The Fundamental Contradiction of Modern Cosmopolitanism.James Alexander - 2016 - The European Legacy 21 (2):168-183.
    This article is a study of that eminently European contribution to world politics: the idea of cosmopolitanism. The argument is that modern cosmopolitanism depends on two postulates which are contradictory. Cosmopolitans have always claimed, “There are two cities, one higher and one lower.” Modern cosmopolitans, however, claim, without abandoning the first postulate, “There is only one city.” In this article I ask four questions which enable the contradiction between these to be illustrated. These are: Is the cosmopolis the higher of (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  9.  12
    Radical, Sceptical and Liberal Enlightenment.James Alexander - 2020 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 14 (2):257-283.
    We still ask the question ‘What is Enlightenment?’ Every generation seems to offer new and contradictory answers to the question. In the last thirty or so years, the most interesting characterisations of Enlightenment have been by historians. They have told us that there is one Enlightenment, that there are two Enlightenments, that there are many Enlightenments. This has thrown up a second question, ‘How Many Enlightenments?’ In the spirit of collaboration and criticism, I answer both questions by arguing in this (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  10. Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom: Reflections on the Challenges of Academic Freedom: By Joan Wallach Scott, New York, Columbia University Press, 2019, 192 Pp., $28.00/£22.00.James Alexander - 2021 - The European Legacy 26 (7-8):822-825.
    This book is part of that American phenomenon whereby senior or emeritus scholars turn away from their speciality to write something about the institutions they have lived in all their lives, the u...
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  11. Los Godos En De Correptione Donatistarum (Ep. 185).James S. Alexander & J. Anoz - 1999 - Augustinus 44 (172-75):29-34.
    No categories
    Translate
     
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  12.  27
    The Philosophy of Political History in Oakeshott and Collingwood.James Alexander - 2016 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 10 (2):279-303.
    _ Source: _Page Count 25 Every political philosopher has a philosophy of political history, if sometimes not a very good one. Oakeshott and Collingwood are two twentieth century political philosophers who were particularly concerned with the significance of history for political philosophy; and who both, in the 1940s, sketched what I call philosophies of political history: that is, systematic schemes which could make sense of the entire history of political philosophy. In this article I observe that Oakeshott depended for the (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  13.  25
    Lanfranc of Bec. Margaret Gibson.James Alexander - 1979 - Speculum 54 (2):375-376.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  14.  18
    What Are Universities For? By Stefan Collini: Pp 216+ Viii. London: Penguin. 2012.£ 9.99 (Pbk). ISBN 978-1-846-14482-0.James Alexander - 2012 - British Journal of Educational Studies 60 (4):450-451.
  15.  13
    Three Ideas of the University.James Alexander - 2019 - The European Legacy 24 (5):492-510.
    ABSTRACTWhat is a university? In the nineteenth century John Henry Newman famously spoke of “the idea of a university.” This phrase has dominated all discussions of the nature of the university sin...
    No categories
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  16.  31
    Oakeshott on Hegel's 'Injudicious' Use of the Word 'State'.James Alexander - 2011 - History of Political Thought 32 (1):147-176.
    This article attempts to make sense of Oakeshott's enigmatic comment in 'On Human Conduct' that it was perhaps injudicious of Hegel to use the word state in the Philosophy of Right for his conception of a bounded association. But the article does not confine itself to making sense of Oakeshott's meaning: it compares Oakeshott's conception of societas to Hegel's conception of der Staat, Oakeshott's conception of philosophy as an unconditional consideration of conditional objects with Hegel's conception of philosophy as a (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  17.  24
    The Philosophy of Political History in Oakeshott and Collingwood.James Alexander - forthcoming - New Content is Available for Journal of the Philosophy of History.
    _ Source: _Page Count 25 Every political philosopher has a philosophy of political history, if sometimes not a very good one. Oakeshott and Collingwood are two twentieth century political philosophers who were particularly concerned with the significance of history for political philosophy; and who both, in the 1940s, sketched what I call philosophies of political history: that is, systematic schemes which could make sense of the entire history of political philosophy. In this article I observe that Oakeshott depended for the (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  18.  12
    Reaction in Politics.James Alexander - 2018 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 14 (1):3-26.
    Reaction is a subject usually avoided by political theorists, since it raises awkward historical, philosophical and political questions. Perhaps philosophers of history might make better sense of it. In this article I claim that reaction has to be understood in relation to the concepts of revolution, tradition, progress and conservatism. I argue that the specific meaning of reaction is a response to the specific action that establishes the principle that order should be established only on enlightened principles. The few theorists (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  19.  19
    Robert Somerville, Scotia Pontificia: Papal Letters to Scotland Before the Pontificate of Innocent III. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. Pp. Xiii, 177; Black-and-White Facsimile Frontispiece. $59. [REVIEW]James W. Alexander - 1983 - Speculum 58 (4):1135.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  20.  10
    Changing the Subject: Philosophy From Socrates to Adorno By Raymond Geuss Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press , Pp. 334 + Xxiii, £21.95 ISBN: 9780674545724. [REVIEW]James Alexander - forthcoming - Philosophy:1-6.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  21.  21
    Blending in Mathematics.James C. Alexander - 2011 - Semiotica 2011 (187):1-48.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  22.  19
    On What Matters.James Alexander - 2011 - Philosophy Now 87:42-43.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  23.  14
    England in the Reign of Edward III.Scott L. Waugh.James W. Alexander - 1993 - Speculum 68 (3):906-907.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  24.  14
    Nugae curialium: Le Règne d'Henri II Plantegenêt et l'éthique politiqueEgbert Türk.James Alexander - 1978 - Speculum 53 (4):868-869.
    Direct download (2 more)  
    Translate
     
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  25.  14
    The Beaumont Twins: The Roots and Branches of Power in the Twelfth Century. David Crouch.James Alexander - 1988 - Speculum 63 (3):650-651.
  26.  13
    The Alleged Palatinates of Norman England.James Alexander - 1981 - Speculum 56 (1):17-27.
    The historiography of Norman and early Angevin palatine lordships, like that of Magna Carta, was determined in the seventeenth century. The origin of the English palatinates is still customarily referred to the reign of William the Conqueror, as it was by the early writers, despite a good deal of later scholarship that argues against an Anglo-Saxon or Anglo-Norman origin of these great liberties. jQuery.click { event.preventDefault(); }).
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  27.  12
    The English Church Under Henry IM. Brett.James Alexander - 1977 - Speculum 52 (4):929-930.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  28.  10
    Who Was the First Philosopher? Or, How Many Philosophers Does It Take?James Alexander - 2017 - Think 16 (46):51-57.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  29. Shirley Ann Brown, with a Contribution by Michael W. Herren, The Bayeux Tapestry: History and Bibliography. Woodbridge, Suffolk; and Wolfeboro, NH: Boydell Press, 1988. Pp. Xi, 186. $67. [REVIEW]James W. Alexander - 1991 - Speculum 66 (2):387-387.
    No categories
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  30.  18
    Family Therapy Process and Outcome Research: Relationship to Treatment Ethics.Carol A. Wilson, James F. Alexander & Charles W. Turner - 1996 - Ethics and Behavior 6 (4):345 – 352.
    We know from the research literature that psychotherapy is effective, but we also know that hundreds of diverse therapies are being practiced that have not been subjected to scientific scrutiny; thus, in some circumstances iatrogenic effects do occur. Therefore, it is crucial that we recognize and implement therapeutic interventions that are evidence based rather than succumb to ethical dilemma, frustration, and complacency. Recommendations for family therapists are discussed, including the need to (a) keep abreast of research findings, (b) translate research (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  31.  7
    The Norman Empire. John Le Patourel.James W. Alexander - 1978 - Speculum 53 (3):596-597.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  32.  12
    The Interpretation of Scripture in the Ante-Nicene Period: A Brief Conspectus1.James N. S. Alexander - 1958 - Interpretation 12 (3):272-280.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation