An Anatomy of Failure: Philosophy and Political Action

An Anatomy of Failure: Philosophy and Political Action

by Oliver Feltham


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441158642
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/02/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Oliver Feltham is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the American University of Paris, France.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements \ List of Abbreviations \ 1. Thrasymachus versus Socrates on Philosophy and Political Action \ 2. 1647 - the History of the Leveller-Agitators and the New Model Army \ 3. Hobbes' and Locke's Metaphysics: Substances No Longer Act, Institutions Act \ 4. Hobbes and Locke on Religious Conflict: When Institutions Act, Subjects Act \ 5. Hobbes and Locke on Politics: Sovereign Action and Contractual Action \ 6. Unveiling the Forgotten Model: the Leveller-Agitators on Joint Action \ Notes

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