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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Geometridae — certain moths.


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  • And although Athens adored the notion of freedom of speech (the city even named one of its warships Parrhesia after the concept), the population had yet to resolve how far freedom of expression ratified a freedom to offend.

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  • That's the title of a new interview with Samuel Weber, author of Benjamin's -abilities, published in Issue 4 of the journal Parrhesia.

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  • Political Parrhesia a political blog with an interesting point of view.


  • Parrhesia represented democracy from the point of view of equality of rights.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Parrhesia was one of those words — like ecclesia, intercessio, suffragium — which the Christian Church took over from Greek and Latin political language and endowed with a new meaning.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • W.C. van Unnik, “De semitische achtergrond van Parrhesia in het Nieuwe Testament,” Mededelingen Nederlandse

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • W. Jaeger, “Parrhesia et fiducia,” in Studia Patristica, I

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  • Parrhesia became the right and the privilege of the believer; already in Philo

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  • Parrhesia is as much as panresia, a freedom to speak all that is to be spoken, a confidence that countenanceth men in the freedom of speech, according to the exigency of their state, condition, and cause.


  • Parrhesia ( "free speech"), and an illustration of it.

    Augean Stables


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