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

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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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