The Languages of Political Theory in Early-Modern Europe

The Languages of Political Theory in Early-Modern Europe

by Anthony Pagden
     
 

Essays on the political 'languages' of natural law, classical republicanism, commerce and political science.See more details below

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Essays on the political 'languages' of natural law, classical republicanism, commerce and political science.

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ISBN-13:
9780521386661
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #4
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction Anthony Pagden; 1. The concept of a language and the métier d'historien: some considerations on practice J. G. A. Pocock; Part I: 2. The history of the word politicus in early-modern Europe Nicolai Rubinstein; 3. Civil science in the Renaissance: the problem of interpretation Donald Kelley; 4. Dispossessing the barbarian: the language of Spanish Thomism and the debate over the property rights of the American Indians Anthony Pagden; 5. The 'modern' theory of natural law Richard Tuck; Part II: 6. Sir Thomas More's Utopia and the language of Renaissance humanism Quentin Skinner; 7. The concept of ordre and the language of classical republicanism in Jean-Jacques Rousseau Maurizio Viroli; 8. The language of seventeenth-century republicanism in the United Provinces: Dutch or European? Eco Haitma Mulier; 9. The civil religion of James Harrington Mark Goldie; Part III: 10. Liberty, luxury and the pursuit of happiness M. M. Goldsmith; 11. The language of sociability and commerce: Samuel Pufendorf and the theoretical foundations of the 'Four-Stages Theory' Istvan Hont; 12. 'Da metafisico a mercatante': Antonio Genovesi and the development of a new language of commerce in eighteenth-century Naples Richard Bellamy; Part IV: 13. The criticism of rhetorical historiography and the ideal of scientific method: history, nature and science in the political language of Thomas Hobbes Gigliola Rossini; 14. Saint-Simon and the passage from political to social science Robert Wokler; 15. Alexander Hamilton and the language of political science Judith N. Shklar; Index.

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