Rousseau's Theory of Human Association: Transparent and Opaque Communities / Edition 1

Rousseau's Theory of Human Association: Transparent and Opaque Communities / Edition 1

by G. Hill
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403972591

ISBN-13: 9781403972590

Pub. Date: 06/15/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

The book explores the characteristic features and political consequences of social interaction when the parties' intentions are transparent, and when they are opaque. The author develops a theory of association and uses it to elucidate, assess and extend Rousseau's views of human nature, civil society, the market economy and the republican state.

Overview

The book explores the characteristic features and political consequences of social interaction when the parties' intentions are transparent, and when they are opaque. The author develops a theory of association and uses it to elucidate, assess and extend Rousseau's views of human nature, civil society, the market economy and the republican state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403972590
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
06/15/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Transparency and Opacity in Nature, Society, and State Association and Civil Society in Transparent and Opaque Societies Opaque Traders and the Invisible Hand Transparency, Opacity, and Political Theory Conclusion

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