Suffering from what Jan Gehl calls the "Brasilia syndrome," "bird-shit architects" looked down on the city in order to impose a totalizing order, "planning from high above and dropping their things down." Obversely
, a street planner concerned with the self-isolating effects of modernist superblocks could consider, looking horizontally, a hapless pedestrian's point of view.
"Whatsoever [the Sovereign] doth," Hobbes writes, "can be no injury to any of his subjects; nor ought he to be by any of them accused of injustice." (33) Sovereignty, they explain, evolved from the Roman law of patria potestas that permitted the paterfamilias to take life, and thereby obversely
grant the right to life.
, Why is the just thing, the decent, honourable, appropriate thing, so often not done?--Franklin offers a single response: governance.
, for houses where the contents have been dispersed and the collections sold- for example, the pictures from Houghton--an inventory is often the only document that records what the collection contained and how it was displayed.
, his violent beating of his lover Saniette is redeemed in her eyes by the mention of Sade and Gilles de Rais--philosophers of the subjection of others (p.
, Nabokov's alternative worlds contain a vast number of cultural and historical emblems; in their interpretation general schemes of presenting the development of human civilization and science intersect with Russian and Soviet history, conventional symbols, and moments of individual experience.
, he turns its cutting edge to "convict, avenge, and execute the sentence" of death upon the vast majority who reject the gospel.
, this means that they are flows and networks to a great extent controlled by the migrants who participate in them, individually and through their social groups (families, villages of origin, civil, political and religious organizations).
, they should attribute solution responsibility to a different government if they believe the functionally responsible one is doing a poor job.
, even when cognition is involved in the original creation of documents, their contents are not directly protected.
, they reveal that contrary visions and analyses cannot take hold, unless they are given a material (institutional) existence.
Thus the story's odd construction of the orangutan, whose anthropomorphization gives him enough human qualities not only to commit the crime, but also, obversely
, to draw certain qualities of cultural difference away from the normative populace.