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De Tocqueville

De Tocqueville

Cheryl Welch

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Alexis de Tocqueville is one of the most topical and debated figures in contemporary political and social theory. This introduction to de Tocqueville's thought examines in detail his classic works ... More

Durkheim

Durkheim

Gianfranco Poggi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an account of Emile Durkheim's work, focusing on a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Durkheim can undoubtedly be considered one of the most significant social ... More

Hegel's Political PhilosophyOn the Normative Significance of Method and System

Hegel's Political Philosophy: On the Normative Significance of Method and System

Thom Brooks and Sebastian Stein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778165
eISBN:
9780191823619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778165.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hegel famously argues that his speculative method is a foundation for claims about socio-political reality within a wider philosophical system. This systematic approach is thought a superior ... More

Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Laurens van Apeldoorn and Robin Douglass (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803409
eISBN:
9780191860836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803409.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume provides the first collection of essays dedicated to the complex and rich intersections between Hobbes’s political and religious thought. Written by experts in the field, it opens up new ... More

Hume's Theory of Justice

Hume's Theory of Justice

Jonathan Harrison

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246190
eISBN:
9780191680946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature was published between 1739 and 1740. Book I, entitled ‘Of the Understanding’, contains Hume's epistemology, i.e., his account of the manner in which we acquire ... More

In the Interest of the GovernedA Study in Bentham's Philosophy of Utility and Law

In the Interest of the Governed: A Study in Bentham's Philosophy of Utility and Law

David Lyons

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239642
eISBN:
9780191679971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239642.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Although known as the founder of modern utilitarianism and the source of analytical jurisprudence, Bentham today is infrequently read, but often caricatured. This book, based on a study of Bentham's ... More

Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198783930
eISBN:
9780191826580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783930.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book assesses critically an important part of the work of a major historian of ideas. Isaiah Berlin (1909–97) published many influential essays on thinkers of the ‘long Enlightenment’ of the ... More

Leviathan after 350 Years

Leviathan after 350 Years

Tom Sorell and Luc Foisneau (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book brings together chapters that discuss Hobbes's masterpiece after three and a half centuries. The contributors address three different themes. The first is the place of Leviathan within ... More

Limiting LeviathanHobbes on Law and International Affairs

Limiting Leviathan: Hobbes on Law and International Affairs

Larry May

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682799
eISBN:
9780191762987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682799.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The thesis of the book is that Hobbes is much more amenable to moral, and even legal, limits on the law than he is often portrayed. It is argued that Hobbes's views can provide a solid grounding for ... More

The Logic of LeviathanThe Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

The Logic of Leviathan: The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

David P. Gauthier

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198246169
eISBN:
9780191680939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246169.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents the most plausible reading of Thomas Hobbes's moral and political theory based on his book, Leviathan. Hobbes constructs a political theory that bases unlimited political authority ... More

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