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Political Discourse in Early Modern Britain

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ISBN-10: 0521201934

ISBN-13: 9780521201933

Edition: 2011

Authors: Nicholas Phillipson, Quentin Skinner

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List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Nicholas Phillipsonis one of the leading scholars of the Scottish Enlightenment. An Honorary Research Fellow in History at the University of Edinburgh, he has held visiting appointments at Princeton, Yale, the Folger Library, and the Ludwigs-Maximillian Universitat.

Preface
George Buchanan and the Anti-Monarchomachs
The ancient constitution revisited
Arminianism: the controversy that never was
Scienta civilis in classical rhetoric and in the early
Parliamentary sovereignty: a very English absolutism
The civil religion of Thomas Hobbes
The rapture of motion: James Harrington's republicanism
Casuistry to Newcastle: The Prince in the world of the book
Between Lambeth and Leviathan: Samuel Parker on the Church of England and political order
Priestcraft and the birth of Whiggism
The right to resist: Whig resistance theory in the Revolution of 1688-9
Placing the Two Treatises
Shaftesbury, politeness and the politics of religion
Propriety, property and prudence: David Hume and the defence of the revolution
The rhapsody of public debt: David Hume and the voluntary state bankruptcy
Universal monarchy and the liberties of Europe: David Hume's critique of an English Whig doctrine
A discourse of sovereignty: observations on the work in progress
A bibliography of the writings of
Index