Category Archives: Nicholas of Cusa

Chapter Nine

Chapter Nine is now done. This is the last chapter of the book, which means I’ve now worked through all the chapters in the revision I’ve done while in Seattle. I leave tomorrow. I’ve posted quite a bit about this … Continue reading

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The importance of small details

As last week’s update on the book said, there were lots of minor things that I wanted to get resolved before I left London. Most of these presented relatively few problems. A few though caused me considerably more work. With Vitoria … Continue reading

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Territory book update

Last week felt like a really important step forward with The Birth of Territory manuscript. This week has been less dramatic, but good progress again. The discussion of Grotius and Selden now forms a brief coda to Chapter Seven which … Continue reading

Posted in Hugo Grotius, John Locke, Martin Luther, Nicholas of Cusa, Robert Filmer, Territory, The Birth of Territory, Walter Benjamin | 2 Comments

Chapter Nine

I’ve been trying to concentrate on writing this week. My plan was to have a complete draft of all the chapters to take with me to Seattle, and that’s only about two weeks away and Chapter Nine needed some serious … Continue reading

Posted in Bogislaw Philipp von Chemnitz, Gottfried Leibniz, Nicholas of Cusa, Samuel Pufendorf, Territory, The Birth of Territory, Theodor Reinking | 2 Comments