The Idea of the Republic / Edition 1

The Idea of the Republic / Edition 1

by Maurizio Viroli, Norberto Bobbio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745630960

ISBN-13: 9780745630960

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

In this lively and engaging book, Norberto Bobbio, the distinguished contemporary Italian philosopher, and the political theorist Maurizio Viroli, explore a range of themes relating to the idea of the Republic and some of the major political and ethical issues of the day.

  • A lively discussion of politics and political theory by one of the world’s most

Overview

In this lively and engaging book, Norberto Bobbio, the distinguished contemporary Italian philosopher, and the political theorist Maurizio Viroli, explore a range of themes relating to the idea of the Republic and some of the major political and ethical issues of the day.

  • A lively discussion of politics and political theory by one of the world’s most distinguished political theorists and philosophers.
  • Provides an excellent introduction to the work of Bobbio for the newcomer.
  • Explains the idea of the Republic and some of the major political and ethical themes of the day.
  • Demonstrates philosophy in action, with a breadth of reference including Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Kant, Rousseau, Pettit and Skinner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745630960
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the English Edition.

1 Virtue and the Republic.

2 Patriotism.

3 What Kind of Freedom?

4 Meekness and Intransigence.

5 Rights and Duties.

6 Fear of God and Love of God.

7 The Republic and its Problems.

8 Hidden Powers.

9 Can the Republic be Renewed?

Notes.

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