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The Cambridge History of Political Thought 1450–1700

The Cambridge History of Political Thought 1450–1700

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J. H. Burns, Anthony Grafton, Nicolai Rubinstein, Donald R. Kelley, Brendan Bradshaw, Francis Oakley, Robert M. Kingdon, J. H. M. Salmon, H. A. L Lloyd, J. H. Franklin, J. C. Davies, J. P. Somerville, Connie C. Weston, David Wootton, Blair Worden, Peter Burke, Richard Tuck, Noel Malcolm, Alfred Dufour, Mark Goldie, James Tully
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  • Date Published: November 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521477727

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  • This book, first published in 1992, presents a comprehensive scholarly account of the development of European political thinking through the Renaissance and the reformation to the 'scientific revolution' and political upheavals of the seventeenth century. It is written by a highly distinguished team of contributors.

    • Unique, authoritative guide to European political thinking in this critical period by a highly distinguished group of scholars
    • Sequel and necessary complement to The Cambridge History of Medieval Political Thought
    • 'A standing resource for early modern historians and students of political thought.' John Robertson, English Historical Review
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    'A standing resource for early modern historians and students of political thought.' John Robertson, English Historical Review

    'Few collective scholarly efforts are as successful as this, or are likely to persist as one of the books on early modern political thought that no scholar can afford to ignore.' Mark Hulling, The American Historical Review

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    • Date Published: November 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521477727
    • length: 812 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 154 x 47 mm
    • weight: 1.26kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction J. H. BURNS
    PART I. RENAISSANCE AND COUNTER-RENAISSANCE:
    1. Humanism and political theory ANTHONY GRAFTON
    2. Italian political thought, 1450–1530 NICOLAI RUBINSTEIN
    3. Law DONALD R. KELLEY
    4. Transalpine humanism BRENDAN BRADSHAW
    5. Scholasticism: survival and revival J. H. BURNS
    PART II. RELIGION, CIVIL GOVERNMENT, AND THE DEBATE ON CONSTITUTIONS:
    6. Christian obedience and authority, 1520–50 FRANCIS OAKLEY
    7. Calvinism and resistance theory, 1550–80 ROBERT KINGDON
    8. Catholic resistance theory, ultramontanism, and the royalist response, 1580–1620 J. H. M. SALMON
    9. Constitutionalism HOWELL A. LLOYD
    10. Sovereignity and the mixed constitution: Bodin and his critics JULIAN H. FRANKLIN
    11. Utopianism J. C. DAVIES
    PART III. ABSOLUTISM AND REVOLUTION IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY:
    12. Absolutism and royalism J. P. SOMMERVILLE
    13. England: ancient constitution and common law Corinne C. Weston
    14. Leveller democracy and the puritan revolution DAVID WOOTTON
    15. English republicanism BLAIR WORDEN
    PART IV. THE END OF ARISTOTELIANISM:
    16. Tacitism, scepticism, and reason of state Peter Burke
    17. Grotius and Selden RICHARD TUCK
    18. Hobbes and Spinoza NOEL MALCOLM
    PART V. NATURAL LAW AND UTILITY:
    19. Pufendorf ALFRED DUFOUR
    20. The reception of Hobbes MARK GOLDIE
    21. Locke JAMES TULLY.

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    J. H. Burns, University of London

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    Mark Goldie, Churchill College, Cambridge

    Contributors

    J. H. Burns, Anthony Grafton, Nicolai Rubinstein, Donald R. Kelley, Brendan Bradshaw, Francis Oakley, Robert M. Kingdon, J. H. M. Salmon, H. A. L Lloyd, J. H. Franklin, J. C. Davies, J. P. Somerville, Connie C. Weston, David Wootton, Blair Worden, Peter Burke, Richard Tuck, Noel Malcolm, Alfred Dufour, Mark Goldie, James Tully

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