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Chemistry and the body politic

William Henry Bragg

Chemistry and the body politic

by William Henry Bragg

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Published by Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemistry.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William H. Bragg.
    SeriesS. M. Gluckstein memorial lecture. 7th,, 1935
    ContributionsRoyal Institute of Chemistry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD39 .B73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6334105M
    LC Control Number36005289
    OCLC/WorldCa1880809

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      The first recorded instance of the body politic metaphor appears in the Rigveda (c. bce), the oldest of the sacred books of Hinduism. There the South Asian caste system is explained by comparing the priesthood to the mouth, soldiers to the arms, shepherds to the thighs, and peasants to the feet of humankind. This is the first translation into modern English of Christine de Pizan's major political work, The Book of the Body Politic (c. ). Written during the Hundred Years' War by France's first female professional writer, it discusses the education and behavior appropriate for princes, nobility and common people, so that all classes can understand their responsibilities toward society as a whole.

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(ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Sir William H. Bragg. Summary Princes & Others who are Sovereign Conclusion • Politics (polity) is symbolized by a body: Head: Princes & Other Rulers that are sovereign Arms & Hands: Nobles and Knights Belly, Legs, & Feet: Common People History & Context Governance History & Context Continued.

While some scholars have seen the political theory of Christine de Pizan as being very like that of her sources in its presentation of hierarchy as the basis of rightful order, others have stressed the originality of her thought and have judged her conception of society to be more inclusive and egalitarian than that found in traditional conceptions of the body : Stephen H.

Rigby. The body politic had a long and respectable history, traceable back to Plato and Aristotle. Its substantive medieval version was the one analysed by Kantorowicz, the legal fiction of the king's two bodies, one the private flesh and one the politic body which never dies.

A later European reference to the concept appears in The Book of the Body Politic () by poet and court writer Christine de Pizan, in which she admits having borrowed the concept from a letter of Plutarch 's to the Roman Emperor Trajan but does not mention John of Salisbury 's work, Policraticus.

The metaphor appears in the French language as the corps-état. I recently finished reading The Body Politic, The Battle Over Science In America, by Jonathan D. Moreno. While I would not label this book as light summer reading, I found the discussion accessible and that the book provided a great background on biopolitics.

Moreno is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor at the University. My Body Politic: A Memoir Simi Linton, Author. Univ. of Michigan $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Linton (Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity. John Howard Yoder’s Body Politics, Simplified 3 Introduction This is a book about the life of the church.

You might, then, be wondering about the title. Why use the word ‘politics’. For most people, ‘politics’ is what politicians do. It is a nasty world of spin-doctors, polling, election promises and politicalFile Size: KB. Christine de Pizan was born in Venice and raised in Paris at the court of Charles V of France.

Widowed at the age of twenty-five, she turned to writing as a source of comfort and income, and went on to produce a remarkable series of books, including poetry, politics, chivalry, warfare, religion and philosophy. She is considered to be France's first female professional writer.

"Cavanaugh begins with an engrossing analysis of the dynamics of torture and disappearance as a mode disciplining the body politic. He judiciously uses psychological and social scientific sources without letting them override the theological focus of the book. The Body Politic is a book about many things — what it means to be unwell, what it means to heal, how deep and strange friendships can be, and how hidden things never stay hidden for long.

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) Diana Coole’s chapter on “The Body and Politics” starts the section by analyzing the history and development of feminist thought in relation to bodies. The resulting hierarchy of political and social values corresponds to the traditional evaluations of the organs of the human body in ancient and medieval anatomical and philosophical texts.

For example, occupying the representational and metaphorical top of the hierarchy of the body politic. Healing the Body Politic by Charles Lerche and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A product of a time of civil unrest, The Book of the Body Politic offers a medieval political theory of interdependence and social responsibility from the perspective of an educated woman.

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