Political Writings

ISBN-10: 0872201600
ISBN-13: 9780872201606
Edition: 1994
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Description: The first thematically arranged collection of Hume's political writings, this new work brings together substantive selections from A Treatise on Human Nature, An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, and Essays: Moral, Political and Literary,  More...

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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.66" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

The first thematically arranged collection of Hume's political writings, this new work brings together substantive selections from A Treatise on Human Nature, An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, and Essays: Moral, Political and Literary, with an interpretive introduction placing Hume in the context of contemporary debates between liberalism and its critics and between contextual and universal approaches.

Introduction
Editors' Note
Selected Bibliography
Justice and the Structure of Civil Society
From A Treatise of Human Nature, Bk. III, Pt. II
Justice, whether a natural or artificial virtue?
Of the Origin of justice and property
Of the rules which determine property
Of the transference of property by consent
Of the obligation of promises
Some further reflections concerning justice and injustice
Of the origin of government
Of the source of allegiance
Of the measures of allegiance
Of the objects of allegiance
Of the laws of nations
Of chastity and modesty
From An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals
Of Justice
Political Intimations
From Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary
Of the Liberty of the Press
That Politics may be reduced to a Science
Of the Independency of Parliament
Whether the British Government inclines more to Absolute Monarchy, or to a Republic
Of the Parties of Great Britain
Of Civil Liberty
Of the Balance of Power
Of the Coalition of Parties
Of the Protestant Succession
The Critique of Speculative Politics
From Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary
Of Parties in General
Of the Original Contract
Of Passive Obedience
Of Superstition and Enthusiasm
Of Moral Prejudices
The Evolution of Civilization and Society
From Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary
Of the Origin of Government
Of the Rise and Progress of the Arts and Sciences
Of Commerce
Of Refinement in the Arts
Idea of a Perfect Commonwealth
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