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Lectures in the history of political thought

Author: Michael Oakeshott; Terry Nardin; Luke O'Sullivan
Publisher: Exeter : Imprint Academic, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new collection of thirty unpublished pieces covers every decade of Michael Oakeshott's career and adds to his contributions to the philosophy of historical understanding, political philosophy and the philosophy of education and aesthetics. The essays are in an informal style that will be accessible to new readers as well as those already acquainted with Oakeshott's works." --Book Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Oakeshott; Terry Nardin; Luke O'Sullivan
ISBN: 1845400054 9781845400057 1845400933 9781845400934
OCLC Number: 63185299
Description: viii, 515 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Political Experience of the Ancient Greeks --
3. The Greek Image of the World --
4. The Political Thought of the Ancient Greeks (1) --
5. The Political Thought of the Ancient Greeks (2) --
6. Aristotle (1) --
7. Aristotle (2) --
8. Plato (1) --
9. Plato (2) --
10. Stoics and Epicureans --
11. The Political Experience of the Ancient Romans (1) --
12. The Political Experience of the Ancient Romans (2) --
13. Roman Political Thought (1) --
14. Roman Political Thought (2) --
15. Roman Political Thought (3) --
16. Medieval Political Experience --
17. Medieval Government --
18. The Medieval Theory of Empire --
19. Medieval Law --
20. Medieval Parliaments --
21. Medieval Political Philosophy (1): Augustine --
22. Medieval Political Philosophy (2): Aquinas --
23. The Character of a Modern European State --
24. The Generation of a Modern State --
25. Modern European Political Thought --
26. Interpretations of the Modern European State (1) --
27. Interpretations of the Modern European State (2) --
28. The Authority of Governments and the Obligations of Subjects (1) --
29. The Authority of Governments and the Obligations of Subjects (2) --
30. The Authority of Governments and the Obligations of Subjects (3) --
31. The Office of Government (1) --
32. The Office of Government (2) --
Index of Names of Persons and Places --
Index of Subjects --
Index of Works.
Responsibility: Michael Oakeshott ; edited by Terry Nardin and Luke O'Sullivan.
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"This new collection of thirty unpublished pieces covers every decade of Michael Oakeshott's career and adds to his contributions to the philosophy of historical understanding, political philosophy and the philosophy of education and aesthetics. The essays are in an informal style that will be accessible to new readers as well as those already acquainted with Oakeshott's works." --Book Jacket.

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