Tocqueville and the Nature of Democracy

Tocqueville and the Nature of Democracy

by Pierre Manent, John Waggoner, Harvey Mansfield
     
 

One of France's leading and most controversial political thinkers explores the central themes of Tocqueville's writings: the democratic revolution and the modern passion for equality.See more details below

Overview

One of France's leading and most controversial political thinkers explores the central themes of Tocqueville's writings: the democratic revolution and the modern passion for equality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847681167
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,326,522
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1400L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Pierre Manent, former editor of the journal Commentaire and assistant to Raymond Aron, earned an advanced degree in philosophy at the Ecole Normal Superieure. He is currently Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and co-editor of the journal La Pense Politique.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 The Definition of Democracy Chapter 4 Democracy and Aristocracy Chapter 5 The Force of Democratic Equality Chapter 6 The Social Power Chapter 7 The Mildness of Democracy Chapter 8 Democratic Man Chapter 9 Democracy and the Nature of Man Chapter 10 Democracy and Religion Chapter 11 Democracy and Democratic Revolution Chapter 12 Conclusion

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