Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Centuryby J. G. A. Pocock
Essays by Professor Pocock concerned principally with the history of eighteenth-century British political thought.See more details below
Essays by Professor Pocock concerned principally with the history of eighteenth-century British political thought.
Table of Contents1. Introduction: the state of the art; Part I: 2. Virtues, rights and manners: a model for historians of political thought; 3. Authority and property: the question of liberal origins; 4. 1776: the revolution against parliament; Part II: 5. Modes of political and historical time in early eighteenth-century England; 6. The mobility of property and the rise of eighteenth-century sociology; 7. Hume and the American Revolution: the dying thoughts of a North Briton; 8. Gibbon's Decline and Fall and the world view of the late enlightenment; 9. Josiah Tucker on Burke, Locke and Price: a study in the varieties of eighteenth-century conservatism; 10. The political economy of Burke's analysis of the French Revolution; Part III: 11. The varieties of Whiggism from exclusion to reform: a history of ideology and discourse; Index.
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