Re-Figuring Hayden White (Cultural Memory in the Present)

Produced in honor of White's 80th birthday, Re-Figuring Hayden White testifies to the lasting value of White's cutting edge paintings, which firmly reintegrates ancient reviews with literature and the arts. The booklet is a tremendous reconsideration of the historian's contributions and impression by means of a global team of top students from numerous disciplines. person essays handle the most important ideas of White's highbrow profession, together with tropes, narrative, figuralism, and the ancient elegant whereas exploring where of White's paintings within the philosophy of background, postmodernism, and ethics. additionally they talk about his function as historian and instructor and practice his rules to precise ancient occasions.

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C. Ill, 39. Rousseau is not far from Hobbes in this,cf. " However, Rousseau is thinking of conscience, not prudence. C. G. VII, 191. C. II, 967. 19 Rousseau hit a nerve of his contemporaries,- cf. Diderot, "Lettres a Falconet," in Oeuvres completes (eds. J. Ass6zat and M. , Paris, 1875-7), XVIII, 179-80: "O sages of Greece and Rome... " 20 Emile, IV, 323. Cambridge Companions Online © Cambridge University Press, 2006 48 GEORGE ARMSTRONG KELLY 21 Ibid. II, 107; III, 192, 203; IV, 285, 305. 22 Ibid.

Yet Rousseau's very doctrines would prove a dynamite to force the future, whereas Schiller later attempted to cover his ears from that explosion. Rousseau came in his turn to be possessed by history and modern factionalism. 186 On the other hand, Rousseau's radical protest lodged deeply in the febrile sensitivities of a whole younger generation of intellectuals and rotuhers, aspirants for the discordant acquisitions of respect, autonomy, power, and order - for mastery over a history that, they thought, had cheated them blind.

120 Compare Emile, IV, 320. Conscience "stubbornly follows the order of nature against all the laws of men". 121 Emile, V, 605. G. Ill, 370. C. I, 455. C. Ill, 112. 125 Emile, V, 605. C. Ill, 378. 127 Emile, IV, 389. 128 On Rousseau's conception of the "general will" and the origin of the term, see Paul-L. Leon, "Rousseau et l'idee de la volonte generate," Archives du droit public et de la science politique, Nos. 3-4 (1936), pp. 148-200; Irving Fetscher, Rousseaus politische Philosophic (Luchterhand Neuwied, 1962), pp.

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