The Status and Appraisal of Classic Texts

Main description: Conal Condren examines the criteria for judging both works of political theory and texts associated with related academic genres. He discusses the rhetoric surrounding terms like originality," "influence," and "coherence," the value of these terms as criter...
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Author:

Condren, Conal [VerfasserIn]

Format:

eBook

Language:

English

Published:

Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press ; 1985

©1985

Containing Work:

FrontmatterCONTENTSPREFACEABBREVIATIONSIntroductionCHAPTER 1. Methodology: Its Character and SignificanceCHAPTER 2. Political Theory, Its Conventional Structure, the Issue-Orthodoxy, and the Assessment of TextsCHAPTER 3. Political Theory and the Faith in a Tradition of Classic TextsIntroductionCHAPTER 4. OriginalityCHAPTER 5. Contribution and InfluenceCHAPTER 6. CoherenceIntroductionCHAPTER 7. Ambiguity: Delineation and TypologyCHAPTER 8. Ambiguity: Generation and ContextCHAPTER 9. Towards an Explanation of Classic StatusAPPENDIX. Intention, Text, Audience, and ObjectivityINDEXBackmatter.

Subjects:

Political science literature

Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Political science

Politik.

Political science.

Political science literature.

Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.).

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Physical Description:

1 online resource(320p.)

Secondary Edition:

1985

Links:

Volltext

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ISBN:

978-1-4008-5364-9

DOI / URN:

10.1515/9781400853649

Catalog id:

82148561X

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