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  • There is no connexion between sensible appearance and probability, and yet both of them met in the word doxa, and could hardly be disengaged from one another in the mind of the Greek living in the fifth or fourth century B.C.


  • [3388] This is after the version of the Septuagint, ou kata ten doxan: but the word doxa may have the meaning opinio as well as gloria.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • The very word doxa was full of ambiguity, being sometimes, as in the Eleatic philosophy, applied to the sensible world, and again used in the more ordinary sense of opinion.


  • Chapter IV (page 33, 34 - "doxa" - delta, omicron, xi, alpha; "Peri" -

    A Short History of Greek Philosophy

  • German intellectual historian Fritz Ringer tries to locate Max Weber's intellectual origins within what he calls an "intellectual field" -- as he puts it, "a constellation of positions that are meaningful only in relation to one another, a constellation further characterized by differences of power or authority, by the opposition between orthodoxy and heterodoxy, and by the role of the cultural preconscious, of tacit 'doxa' that are transmitted by inherited practices, institutions, and social relations"; Max Weber's Methodology: The Unification of the Cultural and Social Sciences, p.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The reader must be continually re-educated in the new method, a method not content to rest on the surface, or with an easy paraphrase, but that constantly searches out that which is hidden — not in order finally to say it, but rather to show how the text as it were doesn't say it, for the "it" here is precisely doxa itself, that which by definition goes without saying.

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • If the Giaour's philosophy of love is a paradox, then, so is he himself a paradox — a possibility hinted at in his name itself: just as paradox literally "stands beside" the doxa, so the non-Muslim "stands beside" the Muslim.

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • The close reading of which "most of us" are incapable is a reading that begins by recognizing the highly nuanced way in which literary language gestures toward doxa rather than naming it.

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • Paradox, Guillory points out, gestures toward doxa rather than naming or promulgating

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • The word doxology comes from two Greek roots: doxa, which means “glory,” and logos, which refers to “words.”



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