Republicanism : a theory of freedom and government (eBook, 1999) []
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Republicanism : a theory of freedom and government

Republicanism : a theory of freedom and government

Author: Philip Pettit
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford political theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is the first full-length presentation of a republican alternative to the liberal and communitarian theories that have dominated political philosophy in recent years. Professor Pettit's eloquent and compelling account opens with an examination of the traditional republican conception of freedom as non-domination, contrasting this with established negative and positive views of liberty. The first part of the book  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Republicanism
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pettit
ISBN: 0198296428 9780198296423 0585356734 9780585356730
OCLC Number: 63293983
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2019 Benjamin E. Lippincott Award Named one of the Outstanding Academic Books of 1998 by CHOICE.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 328 pages).
Contents: PART 1. REPUBLICANISM FREEDOM ; Before Negative and Positive Liberty ; Liberty as Non-domination ; Non-domination as a Political Ideal ; Liberty, Equality, Community ; PART II. REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT ; Republican Aims: Causes and Policies ; Republican Forms: Constitutionalism and Democracy ; Checking the Republic ; Civilising the Republic ; Republicanism: A Propositional Summary ; Republicanism: Once More with Hindsight
Series Title: Oxford political theory.
Responsibility: Philip Pettit.


New in paperback this widely acclaimed volume presents the finest account of contemporary republican principles. The book examines traditional republican conceptions of freedom, negative and positive  Read more...


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Pettit follows Skinner in aligning himself with a version of republicanism that is every bit as realist and anti-perfectionist as contemporary liberalism, yet capable of offering a genuinely radical Read more...

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