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The elements of law, natural and politic
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Hobbes, Thomas, (1588-1679.)

The elements of law, natural and politic : part I, Human nature, part II, De corpore politico ; with Three lives / Thomas Hobbes ; edited with an introduction and notes by J.C.A. Gaskin.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Abstract: 'the state of men without civil society (which state we may properly call the state of nature) is nothing else but a mere war of all against all.' Thomas Hobbes was the first great philosopher to write in English. His account of the human condition, first developed in The Elements of Law (1640), which comprises Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, is a direct product of the intellectural and political strife of the seventeenth century. It is also a remarkably penetrating look at human nature, and a permanently relevant analysis of the fears of self-seeking that result in the war of 'each against every man'. In The Elements of Law Hobbes memorably sets out both the main lines of his general philosophy, later augmented in De Corpore (1655), and the moral and political philosophy later made famous in Leviathan (1651). Copies of Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, until 1889 printed as separate works, are rare antiques or scarcely less rare scholarly texts; this is the first complete popular edition. It is here supplemented by chapters from De Corpore and Three Lives, two from Hobbes's original Latin. These have never before been published together in English.

Machiavelli
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Machiavelli, Niccoláo, (1469-1527)

Machiavelli / The prince ; edited by Quentin Skinner and Russell Price

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988

Cambridge texts in the history of political though

Abstract: In his introduction to this new translation by Russell Price, Professor Skinner presents a lucid analysis of Machiavelli's text as a response both to the world of Florentine politics, and as an attack on the advice-books for princes published by a number of his contemporaries. This new edition includes notes on the principal events in Machiavelli's life, and on the vocabulary of The Prince, as well as biographical notes on characters in the text.

The political philosophy of Hobbes, its basis and its genesis; translated from German manuscript by Elsa M. Sinclair.
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Strauss, Leo.

The political philosophy of Hobbes, its basis and its genesis; translated from German manuscript by Elsa M. Sinclair.

[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1952]

The portable Machiavelli
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Machiavelli, Niccoláo, (1469-1527)

The portable Machiavelli / newly translated and edited and with a critical introd. by Peter Bondanella and Mark Musa

Hammondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1979

Machiavelli's new modes and orders
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Mansfield, Harvey Claflin, (1932-)

Machiavelli's new modes and orders : a study of the Discourses on Livy / Harvey C. Mansfield.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Abstract: "Machiavelli's New Modes and Orders" is the only full-length interpretive study on Machiavelli's controversial and ambiguous work, "Discourses on Livy." These discourses, considered by some to be Machiavelli's most important work, are thoroughly explained in a chapter-by-chapter commentary by Harvey C. Mansfield, one of the world's foremost interpreters of this remarkable philosopher. Mansfield's aim is to discern Machiavelli's intention in writing the book: he argues that Machiavelli wanted to introduce new modes and orders in political philosophy in order to make himself the founder of modern politics. Mansfield maintains that Machiavelli deliberately concealed part of his intentions so that only the most perceptive reader could see beneath the surface of the text and understand the whole of his book. Previously out of print, Mansfield's penetrating study brings to light the hidden thoughts lurking in the details of the "Discourses on Livy" to inform and challenge its readers at every step along the way.

The creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787
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Wood, Gordon S. - Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)

The creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 / by Gordon S. Wood.

Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, c1998.

Theological-political treatise
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Spinoza, Benedictus de, (1632-1677.)

Theological-political treatise / Benedict de Spinoza ; edited by Jonathan Israel ; translated by Michael Silverthorne and Jonathan Israel.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy

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Abstract: Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise (1670) is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters. He argues that free enquiry is not only consistent with the security and prosperity of a state but actually essential to them, and that such freedom flourishes best in a democratic and republican state in which individuals are left free while religious organizations are subordinated to the secular power. His Treatise has profoundly influenced the subsequent history of political thought, Enlightenment 'clandestine' or radical philosophy, Bible hermeneutics, and textual criticism more generally. It is presented here in a new translation of great clarity and accuracy by Michael Silverthorne and Jonathan Israel, with a substantial historical and philosophical introduction by Jonathan Israel.

Political writings
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Diderot, Denis, (1713-1784.)

Political writings / Denis Diderot ; translated and edited by John Hope Mason and Robert Wokler.

Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Cambridge texts in the history of political thought

Abstract: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was one of the most significant figures of the French enlightenment. His political writings cover the period from the first volume of the Encyclopedie (1751), of which he was principal editor, to the third edition of Raynal's Histoire des Deux Indes (1780), one of the most widely read books of the pre-revolutionary period. This volume contains the most important of Diderot's articles for the Encyclopedie, a substantial number of his contributions to the Histoire, the complete texts of his Supplement au Voyage de Bougainville, one of his most visionary works, and his Observations sur le Nakaz, a precise and detailed political work translated here into English for the first time. The editors' introduction sets these works in their context and shows the underlying coherence of Diderot's thought. A chronology of events and a bibliography are included as further aids to the reader.

Philosophers of peace
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Hochschule fèur Politik Mèun

Philosophers of peace = Friedensdenker, Friedenskèampfer / edited by/herausgegeben von Peter Cornelius Mayer-Tasch

Mèunchen : H. Utz, c20

Hobbes and the social contract tradition
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Hampton, Jean.

Hobbes and the social contract tradition / Jean Hampton.

1st paperback ed.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988, c1986.

Abstract: This major study of Hobbes' political philosophy draws on recent developments in game and decision theory to explore whether the thrust of the argument in Leviathan, that it is in the interests of the people to create a ruler with absolute power, can be shown to be cogent. Professor Hampton has written a book of vital importance to political philosophers, political and social scientists, and intellectual historians.

The proper study of mankind
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Berlin, Isaiah, (1909-1997.)

The proper study of mankind : an anthology of essays / Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy and Roger Hausheer ; with a foreword by Noel Annan ; introduction by Roger Hausheer.

1st Farrar, Straus and Giroux ed.

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

Leviathan; edited with an introduction by C. B. Macpherson.
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Hobbes, Thomas, (1588-1679.)

Leviathan; edited with an introduction by C. B. Macpherson.

Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1968.

The defender of the peace
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Marsilius, of Padua, (d. 1342?)

The defender of the peace / Marsilius of Padua ; edited and translated by Annabel Brett.

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Cambridge texts in the history of political thought

European political thought, 1815-1989
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Di Scala, Spencer.

European political thought, 1815-1989 / Spencer M. Di Scala, Salvo Mastellone.

Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1998.

The art of rulership
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Ames, Roger T., (1947-)

The art of rulership : a study of ancient Chinese political thought / Roger T. Ames ; foreword by Harold D. Roth.

Albany : State University of New York Press, c1994.

Two treatises of government
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Locke, John, (1632-1704.)

Two treatises of government / John Locke ; edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Laslett.

Student ed.

Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Cambridge texts in the history of political thought

Abstract: This is the revised version of Peter Laslett's acclaimed edition of Two Treatises of Government, which is widely recognised as one of the classic pieces of recent scholarship in the history of ideas, read and used by students of political theory throughout the world. This 1988 edition revises Dr Laslett's second edition (1970) and includes an updated bibliography, a guide to further reading and a fully reset and revised introduction which surveys advances in Locke scholarship since publication of the second edition. In the introduction, Dr Laslett shows that the Two Treatises were not a rationalisation of the events of 1688 but rather a call for a revolution yet to come.

Second treatise of government
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Locke, John, (1632-1704.)

Second treatise of government / John Locke ; edited with an introd. by C. B. Macpherson.

1st ed.

Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., c1980.

Kant's politics
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Ellis, Elisabeth.

Kant's politics : provisional theory for an uncertain world / Elisabeth Ellis.

New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c2005.

The pilgrim city
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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

The pilgrim city : social and political ideas in the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo / [edited] by R.W. Dyson.

Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2001.

Abstract: The political and social ideas of St Augustine of Hippo are of central importance to the historian of late classical and medieval political thought: Augustine offers a penetrating critique of the moral and political claims of imperial Rome, and he is one of the founders of the Christian political thought of the middle ages. But the student's task is made difficult by the fact that Augustine did not write a single, systematic political treatise. His political remarks are always incidental to his theological and pastoral concerns; they occur in many different contexts; they have to be dissected out from a great variety of works. In this volume, Dr Dyson brings together an extensive selection of primary sources and provides a detailed commentary on them. The result is a full and wide-ranging narrative account of St Augustine's thinking on the human condition, justice, the State, slavery, private property and war. This comprehensive sourcebook will be of value to students of St Augustine at all levels. Dr R W Dyson lectures in the department of politics, University of Durham.

On tyranny.
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Strauss, Leo.

On tyranny.

Rev. and enl.

[New York] Cornell University Press 1968