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The British idealists

The British idealists

Author: David Boucher
Publisher: Cambridge : University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection of essays brings together the writings of the British idealists who made significant contributions to the social and political thought of the nineteenth century. Also included in this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Boucher
ISBN: 0521453364 9780521453363 0521459516 9780521459518
OCLC Number: 851066302
Notes: Indice.
Description: xlvi, 304 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Editor's introduction; Idealist biographies; A note on the texts; Select bibliography of secondary sources; Part I. Evolution and Society: 1. The social organism Henry Jones; 2. Man's place in the cosmos: Professor Huxley on nature and man Andrew Seth (Pringle-Pattison); 3. Socialism and natural selection Bernard Bosanquet; 4. Ethical democracy: evolution and democracy D. G. Ritchie; Part II. Individualism, Collectivism, and the General Will: 5. Ideal morality F. H. Bradley; 6. The reality of the general will Bernard Bosanquet; 7. The rights of the minorities D. G. Ritchie; 8. The dangers of democracy J. S. Mackenzie; 9. Individualism and socialism Edward Caird; 10. The coming of socialism Henry Jones; Part III. The State and International Relations: 11. The right of the state over the individual in war T. H. Green; 12. What imperialism means J. H. Muirhead; 13. German philosophy in relation to the war John Watson; 14. The function of the state in promoting the unity of mankind Bernard Bosanquet.
Series Title: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought.
Responsibility: edited by David Boucher.


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"Boucher's an excellent entry to a full appreciation of their thought as well as nineteenth-century British poltical thought." Ethics

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