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Passions and constraint : on the theory of liberal democracy

Author: Stephen Holmes
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of essays on the core values of liberalism which challenges assumptions about liberal theory. By placing it into its original historical context, this text presents an interconnected  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Holmes
ISBN: 0226349683 9780226349688 0226349691 9780226349695
OCLC Number: 1018115471
Description: xiii, 337 páginas ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Preface Introduction 1: The Liberal Idea 2: The Secret History of Self-Interest 3: Hobbes's Irrational Man 4: The Constitution of Sovereignty in Jean Bodin 5: Precommitment and the Paradox of Democracy 6: The Positive Constitutionalism of John Stuart Mill 7: Gag Rules or the Politics of Omission 8: Welfare and the Liberal Conscience Conclusion Notes Index
Other Titles: Passions & constraint
Responsibility: Stephen Holmes.


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