The Restless Mind: Alexis de Tocqueville on the Origin and Perpetuation of Human Liberty

The Restless Mind: Alexis de Tocqueville on the Origin and Perpetuation of Human Liberty

by Peter Augustine Lawler
     
 

This book offers the most comprehensive account yet published of Alexis de Tocqueville's extraordinary thought and life. Peter Augustine Lawler makes clear the understanding of the human condition that is at the foundation of Tocqueville's mixed and elusive view of human liberty. See more details below

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This book offers the most comprehensive account yet published of Alexis de Tocqueville's extraordinary thought and life. Peter Augustine Lawler makes clear the understanding of the human condition that is at the foundation of Tocqueville's mixed and elusive view of human liberty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847678242
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Socialism11
2Pantheism33
3Poetry and History51
4Tocqueville, Rousseau, and Pascal73
5Was Tocqueville a Philosopher?89
6Greatness109
7Greatness and Democracy125
8Religion141
9Tocqueville and the End of History159
Notes175
Index195
About the Author201

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