Inspired by the work of intellectual historian J. G. A. Pocock, this 1993 collection explores the political ideologies of early modern Britain.
Table of Contents
Preface; Part I: 1. George Buchanan and the Anti-Monarchomachs J. H. Burns; 2. The ancient constitution revisited William Klein; 3. Arminianism: the controversy that never was William Lamont; 4. Scienta civilis in classical rhetoric and in the early Hobbes Quentin Skinner; Part II: 5. Parliamentary sovereignty: a very English absolutism Michael Mendle; 6. The civil religion of Thomas Hobbes Richard Tuck; 7. The rapture of motion: James Harrington's republicanism Jonathan Scott; 8. Casuistry to Newcastle: The Prince in the world of the book Conal Condren; Part III: 9. Between Lambeth and Leviathan: Samuel Parker on the Church of England and political order Gordon J. Schochet; 10. Priestcraft and the birth of Whiggism Mark Goldie; 11. The right to resist: Whig resistance theory in the Revolution of 1688–9 Lois G. Schwoerer; 12. Placing the Two Treatises James Tully; Part IV: 13. Shaftesbury, politeness and the politics of religion Lawrence Klein; 14. Propriety, property and prudence: David Hume and the defence of the revolution Nicholas Phillipson; 15. The rhapsody of public debt: David Hume and the voluntary state bankruptcy Istvan Hont; 16. Universal monarchy and the liberties of Europe: David Hume's critique of an English Whig doctrine John Robertson; Part V: 17. A discourse of sovereignty: observations on the work in progress J. G. A. Pocock; A bibliography of the writings of J. G. A. Pocock; Index.
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