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Conspiracy theory in Latin literature

Victoria Emma Pagan

Conspiracy theory in Latin literature

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conspiracy in literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Conspiracy theories,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Victoria Emma Pagán
    SeriesAshley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture, Ashley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG211 .P343 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25299839M
    ISBN 109780292739727, 9780292739734
    LC Control Number2012016119

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Conspiracy theory as a theoretical framework has emerged only in the last twenty years; commentators are finding it a productive way to explain the actions and thoughts of individuals and societies. In this compelling exploration of Latin literature, Pagán uses conspiracy theory to illuminate the ways that elite Romans invoked conspiracy as they navigated the hierarchies, divisions, and.

Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature In this compelling exploration of Latin literature, Pagán uses conspiracy theory to illuminate the ways that elite Romans invoked conspiracy as they navigated the hierarchies, divisions, and inequalities in their society.

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Barkun writes that conspiracies are "actual covert plots planned and/or carried out by two or more persons". A conspiracy theory, on the other hand, is "an intellectual construct", a "template imposed upon the world to give the appearance of order to events".

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Skeptics, who adhere to the psychosocial hypothesis for unidentified flying objects, argue that the convergence of New World Order conspiracy theory and UFO conspiracy theory is a product of not only the era's widespread mistrust of governments and the popularity of the extraterrestrial hypothesis for UFOs but of the far right and ufologists.

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This conspiracy theory was a fresh look at the Lincoln assassination as investigated by Otto Eisenschiml and reported in his book Why Was Lincoln Murdered. It implicated the divisive figure Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Eisenschiml purported that the traditional explanation of Lincoln's assassination was unsatisfactory.

(Hanchett, ). February 14, Conspiracy Theories: How They Emerge and Why They Persist From Antiquity to the Present by Victoria Pagan. Victoria Pagán is a professor of Classics and has written twin studies on conspiracy for the University of Texas Press: Conspiracy Narratives in Roman History and Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature.

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The companion book, Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature, explores the rhetoric of conspiracy in Latin literature and interrogates the susceptibility of audiences to believing such claims.

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“Paranoid writing,” Hofstadter observes, “begins with certain defensible judgments.” From these logical starting points, the .Conspiracy theory is a conspiracy against conspiracy; it does not op-pose the conspiratorial world view as such but doubly affirms it.

Because conspiratorial thinking, whether based on facts or on fic-tions, produces vicious circles of analogy and paranoiac overdetermination, conspiracy theory can become a cause of vio-lence, not merely its effect.