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Philosophy and Ideology in Hume's Political Thought

David Miller

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246589
eISBN:
9780191681028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246589.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book was written with three aims in mind. The first was to provide a reasonably concise account of Hume's social and political thought that might help students coming to it for the first time. ... More


Cicero's Politics in De officiis

A. A. Long

in From Epicurus to Epictetus: Studies in Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199279128
eISBN:
9780191706769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279128.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

TheDe officiis(henceforthOff.) is one of the ‘great books’, but no one today perhaps can read it with fresh eyes. Less obvious aboutOff. is the work's radical nature in its effort to reform Roman ... More


Politics

Robert B. Louden

in The World We Want: How and Why the Ideals of the Enlightenment Still Elude Us

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195321371
eISBN:
9780199869787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321371.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes a number of nationalist statements in Enlightenment political thought. Although the most ardent voices of late 18th-century nationalism are themselves not always viewed as ... More


The end of empire and the death of religion: A reconsideration of Hume’s later political thought

Moritz Baumstark

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reconsiders David Hume’s thinking on the fate of the British Empire and the future of established religion. It provides a detailed reconstruction of the development of his views on ... More


A History of Consent in Western Thought 1

David Johnston

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers a brief history of the idea of consent in western political thought, going a long way toward filling a major gap in the literature. It traces the idea of consent from the Bible to ... More


Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Loubna El Amine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163048
eISBN:
9781400873944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The intellectual legacy of Confucianism has loomed large in efforts to understand China's past, present, and future. While Confucian ethics has been thoroughly explored, the question remains: what ... More


A Virtue for Courageous Minds: Moderation in French Political Thought, 1748-1830

Aurelian Craiutu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146768
eISBN:
9781400842421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Political moderation is the touchstone of democracy, which could not function without compromise and bargaining, yet it is one of the most understudied concepts in political theory. How can we ... More


Justus Lipsius and the Post-Machiavellian Prince

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter studies the political thought of Justus Lipsius, a moral and political thinker as well as the author of the two-volume philosophical dialogue De constantia (1583) and the six-volume ... More


Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Rousseau

John Plamenatz

Mark Philp and Zbigniew Pelczynski (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645060
eISBN:
9780191741616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645060.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book’s chapters present a series of lectures which John Plamenatz wrote but was unable to deliver in Cambridge in 1975. The chapters cover the political thought of Machiavelli, Hobbes, and ... More


Rouseau’s Two Concepts of Liberty

Robert Wokler and Christopher Brooke

Bryan Garsten (ed.)

in Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147888
eISBN:
9781400842407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147888.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In the history of political thought there is no more outspoken defender of freedom than Rousseau, no one who expressed a deeper regret over the liberty we have lost or a more profound longing for the ... More


Introduction

DAVID MILLER

in Philosophy and Ideology in Hume's Political Thought

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246589
eISBN:
9780191681028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246589.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with discussions of Hume's political thought, his life, and works. It then argues that Hume's philosophy is logically relevant to his political thought without ... More


Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Christopher Brooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the first full-scale look at the essential place of Stoicism in the foundations of modern political thought. Spanning the period from Justus Lipsius's Politics in 1589 to Jean-Jacques ... More


Why Moderation?

Aurelian Craiutu

in A Virtue for Courageous Minds: Moderation in French Political Thought, 1748-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146768
eISBN:
9781400842421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146768.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores moderation in French political thought during the period 1748–1830 by focusing on a wide range of political, historical, sociological, and philosophical writings related to the ... More


In Search of a Lost Archipelago

Aurelian Craiutu

in A Virtue for Courageous Minds: Moderation in French Political Thought, 1748-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146768
eISBN:
9781400842421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146768.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines different visions of moderation in the history of French political thought. It first considers the reluctance to theorize about moderation, in part because moderation has often ... More


Conclusion

DAVID MILLER

in Philosophy and Ideology in Hume's Political Thought

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246589
eISBN:
9780191681028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246589.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter begins by summarizing the philosophical and ideological elements in Hume's political thought. It then reviews his main ideological commitments. This is followed by a comparison between ... More


Scandalous Writings, Dubious Readings, and the Virtues of Popular Empowerment

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter entertains the idea of Niccolò Machiavelli possibly dismissing Leo Strauss, J.G.A. Pocock, Quentin Skinner, and even Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in much the same manner that he ... More


Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Simon Morgan Wortham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226658
eISBN:
9780823235131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226658.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book provides a definitive account of Jacques Derrida's involvement in debates about the university. Derrida was a founding member of the Research Group on the Teaching ... 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


Foretellese: Futures of Derrida and Marx

Joshua Kates

in Fielding Derrida: Philosophy, Literary Criticism, History, and the Work of Deconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229468
eISBN:
9780823235209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229468.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter investigates Derrida's late political thinking in the critical instance of its engagement with Marxism, here understood not only as including Marx and Engel's ... More


Taking the Measure of the Political

Stuart Elden

in Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619818
eISBN:
9780748652518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619818.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter ties together the three main strands of this book, evaluating the political implications of Heidegger's work, and suggests that although much more of his own thought is political than is ... More


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