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The cynic enlightenment : Diogenes in the salon / Louisa Shea.

Author/Creator:
Shea, Louisa, 1974-
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Series:
Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Parallax
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 262 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Cynicism.
Diogenes, -approximately 323 B.C.
Enlightenment.
Contents:
Ancient rascals : Diogenes of Sinope and the cynic tradition
Eighteenth-century cynicisms
Taming wild dogs : the polite education of Monsieur Diogène
Menippus on the loose, or Diderot's twin hounds
Diogenes' lost Republic : from Philodemus to Wieland and Rousseau
Français, encore un effort! : Sade's cynic republic
Theory turns cynical : Diogenes after the Frankfurt school
Cynicism and the dialectic of enlightenment
Mystic carnival : Sloterdijk's cynic enlightenment
Cynicism as critical vanguard : Foucault's last lecture course
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780801893858 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801893852 (hardcover. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
317623192
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