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Astell, political writings.

Author: Patricia Springborg
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The writings of the High Church Tory pamphleteer Mary Astell (1666-1731) are a remarkable and underestimated contribution to the constitutional debates which ushered in the modern liberal democratic state. An interlocutor with Swift and Defoe, Astell was perhaps the first systematic critic of Locke's writings, something which has been overlooked in the considerable literature evaluating the reception of Locke's Two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Springborg
ISBN: 0521418003 9780521418003 0521428459 9780521428453
OCLC Number: 816448653
Description: xlviii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reflections upon marriage --
A fair way with the dissenters and their patrons --
An impartial enquiry into the causes of rebellion.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
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The writings of Mary Astell (1666-1731) are a remarkable contribution to the constitutional debates of the time. Astell's political pamphlets have never been reprinted in their entirety. This new  Read more...

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