Machiavelli, Hobbes, and the Formation of a Liberal Republicanism in England

Machiavelli, Hobbes, and the Formation of a Liberal Republicanism in England

by Vickie B. Sullivan
     
 

Argues that some English writers of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries synthesized a liberal republicanism.See more details below

Overview

Argues that some English writers of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries synthesized a liberal republicanism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521034852
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. The Foundations of Liberal Republicanism: 1. Machiavelli's republicanism; 2. Hobbes on peace, the passions and politics; Part II. The Formation of the Synthesis: 3. Marchamont Nedham and the beginnings of a Liberal republicanism; 4. The distinctive modern republicanism of James Harrington; 5. Henry Neville's proposal for a republic under the form of monarchy; 6. Algernon Sidney as anticipator of Locke and secret admirer of Machiavelli; 7. Cato's thought as the reconciliation of Machiavellian republicanism and Lockean liberalism; Conclusion; Works cited; Index.

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