Making the Political: Founding and Action in the Political Theory of Zhang Shizhao

Making the Political: Founding and Action in the Political Theory of Zhang Shizhao

by Leigh K. Jenco

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108463645
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/11/2018
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Leigh K. Jenco (B.A., Bard College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago) is a lecturer at the London School of Economics. Before moving to the LSE, she taught at the National University of Singapore for four years, and for 2007-8 was appointed Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Political Theory Project, Brown University, Rhode Island. She is winner of the 2008 Strauss Award for Best Dissertation in Political Philosophy, awarded by American Political Science Association, and has published articles in the American Political Science Review, Political Theory and the Journal of Asian Studies.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Making the political; 2. Zhang Shizhao and his world; Part II. Founding: 3. The founding paradox; 4. 'Rule by man' and 'rule by law'; 5. Public, private, and the political; Part III. Action: 6. Self-awareness; 7. The self-use of talent; 8. Accommodation; Conclusion: a return to beginnings.

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