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History and the Family

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the role of history and the family in debates over human sociability and the foundations of politics, drawing attention to how David Hume was able to revolutionize the use of ... More


Sociability

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines David Hume's science of man as yielding a science of human sociability, placing his writings in opposition to Thomas Hobbes's theory of human nature and his supervening science ... More


Introduction

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines how David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern state. It considers what Hume referred to as the opinion of mankind, a political theory found in the ... More


The view from the devil’s mountain: Clarendon, Cressy and Hobbes, and the past, present and future of the Church of England

Paul Seaward

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The lives, and political thought, of Edward Hyde, earl of Clarendon, and Thomas Hobbes, were closely interwoven. In many ways opposed, their views on the relationship between Church and State have ... More


The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Paul Sagar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What is the modern state? Conspicuously undertheorized in recent political theory, this question persistently animated the best minds of the Enlightenment. Recovering David Hume and Adam Smith's ... More


Rousseau’s Return to Hobbes

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the issue of sociability and the theory of the state with regard to Jean-Jacques Rousseau. More specifically, it considers Rousseau's intervention in the debate over human ... More


Property, Equality, and the Passions in Eighteenth-Century French Thought

Michael Sonenscher

in Sans-Culottes: An Eighteenth-Century Emblem in the French Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180809
eISBN:
9781400829026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180809.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the problems of reform in eighteenth-century French thought, beginning with an examination of the origins of a new, theologically heterodox, interest in the human body, and its ... More


Induction

Frederic R. Kellogg

in Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523903
eISBN:
9780226524061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524061.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Holmes is defended against criticism by Grant Gilmore and others for cynicism and moral relativism, arising from his sense of a threshold of potential failure of legal resolution, thereby ... More


On the Spirit of a Man

Miles Hollingworth

in Ludwig Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190873998
eISBN:
9780190874025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873998.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

If you go looking for whether Wittgenstein believed in anything, you miss the point. His philosophy was the performance of his hunch that the irreducible point of human experience is something that ... More


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