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What does Timothy Hampton argue the use of exemplars caused in behaviour?

The representation of the exemplary figure functions as the occasion for reflection on the constitution of the self’

2

What does Timothy Hampton argue about the theory of history?

The 'theory of history as repetition' enables exemplars to be of practical use

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What does Timothy Hampton argue about exemplars and Machiavelli?

Machiavelli 'demystified' historical repetition and demonstrated 'historical contingency' - alterity between past and present
Thereafter use of exemplars moved from behaviour imitation to reflection on what constituted subjectivity