Visions of Politics

Visions of Politics

by Quentin Skinner
     
 

First of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading historians.See more details below

Overview

First of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521581059
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)
Lexile:
1670L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

General preface; Full contents: volumes 1–3; Acknowledgements; Conventions; Volume 1: Regarding Method: 1. Introduction: seeing things their way; 2. The practice of history and the cult of the fact; 3. Interpretation, rationality and truth; 4. Meaning and understanding in the history of ideas; 5. Motives, intentions and interpretation; 6. Interpretation and the understanding of speech acts; 7. 'Social meaning' and the explanation of social action; 8. Moral principles and social change; 9. The idea of a cultural lexicon; 10. Retrospect: studying rhetoric and conceptual change; Bibliography; Index.

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