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Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

James Meadowcroft

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This book is concerned with the way in which the concept of the state was invoked in British political argument between 1880 and 1914. Its central claim is that the decades bracketing the turn of the ... More


Sociology Before 1950

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Before 1950 sociology in Britain scarcely existed. The subject was almost exclusively confined to the London School of Economics. But there were at least a dozen well‐known names. Spencer, Booth, and ... More


The Value of Freedom

Ian Carter

in A Measure of Freedom

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294535
eISBN:
9780191598951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294530.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is important for liberals to make sense of claims about degrees of overall freedom because freedom is a fundamental value for liberals. Freedom is a fundamental value for liberals because liberals ... More


Introduction

JAMES MEADOWCROFT

in Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

The introduction outlines the aims and content of the book. The book explores the notion of ‘the state’ and the place this concept occupied in British political controversy between 1880 and 1914. It ... More


Bernard Bosanquet, Leonard Hobhouse, and the State

JAMES MEADOWCROFT

in Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

The theoretical and practical endeavours of Bernard Bosanquet (1840–1923) and L. T. Hobhouse (1864–1929) present an interesting mix of contrast and affinity. Both men combined scholarly pursuits — ... More


The Liberal Community

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the “liberal-communitarian debate.” It argues that the conflict between liberalism and communitarianism that the “debate” supposes is a figment of the imagination; many ... More


Equality: Co‐Operation and the Market

Thomas Hurka

in Perfectionism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101164
eISBN:
9780199833276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101162.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter further develops the perfectionist case for distributive equality by arguing that different people's perfections do not compete but often cooperate, so one person's achieving perfection ... More


Socialism and the New Liberalism 1

Ben Jackson

in Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600670
eISBN:
9780191738203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600670.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Freeden’s work on the history of British liberal thought has famously highlighted the ideological links between liberals and socialists in Britain during the late nineteenth and early twentieth ... More


Equality and the British Left: A Study in Progressive Political Thought, 1900-64

Ben Jackson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073069
eISBN:
9781781701454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073069.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The demand for equality was at the heart of the politics of the Left in the twentieth century, but what did theorists and politicians on the British Left mean when they said they were committed to ... More


Into the twentieth century

Casper Sylvest

in British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079092
eISBN:
9781781703151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows how ideas and arguments emerging within the legal, philosophical and historical languages of internationalism were exploited by a new and younger generation. Lassa Oppenheim ... More


Creating a ‘Minimum Set of Resemblances’: Normative Interventions for Iso-Ontology

Dipankar Gupta

in LEARNING TO FORGET: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674330
eISBN:
9780199081820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674330.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Intersubjectivity characterized by iso-ontology has made significant strides in many western societies. It is argued that when affirmative action draws inspiration from Emile Durkheim and L. T. ... More


The Shelley Party

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Some members of the group who were with Lord Byron during his stay in Switzerland did not fare well on their own. Matthew Lewis, for example, spent a year in Europe after leaving Diodati, visiting ... More


Bleak Liberalism

Amanda Anderson

in Bleak Liberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226923512
eISBN:
9780226923536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923536.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a summary analysis of the concept and history of bleak liberalism, a body of thought informed by distinctive attitudes and styles of political commitment. While the analysis ... More


Liberals II

Christopher Pierson

in Just Property: Volume Three: Property in an Age of Ideologies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787105
eISBN:
9780191831683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787105.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter continues the evaluation of ideas about property within the modern liberal tradition. Much of this thinking has its origins in the later work of John Stuart Mill. I begin with some key ... More


British liberalism in search of ideological recalibration

Michael Freeden

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In chapter three, Michael Freeden probes the divisions within liberalism whilst also addressing their implications for social democracy. Tracing liberalism’s, and especially New and social ... More


Democracy and Empire: J. A. Hobson, L. T. Hobhouse, and the Crisis of Liberalism

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes two renowned “new liberal” thinkers, J. A. Hobson and L. T. Hobhouse. It first highlights how they figured themselves within narratives charting the evolution of liberal thought ... More


“Only Matched in Times of Famine and Plague”: Life and Death in the Concentration Camps

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines inmate life inside the Anglo-Boer War concentration camps. Native African refugees were segregated into a system of labor camps while British officials developed a form of ... More


Joining up the dots: contingency, hindsight and the British insurrectionary tradition

John Stevenson

in The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997.00008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Explores the role of chance and contingency in ensuring that high-profile London sympathisers with the cause of radical change did not join the Cato Street Conspiracy.


Supercarnal Productions

Ira Nadel

in Philip Roth: A Counterlife

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199846108
eISBN:
9780197514450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199846108.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anchoring this chapter is Philip Roth’s London life with Bloom and a set of new friends: Al Alvarez, critic, Harold Pinter, playwright, R. B. Kitaj, painter, Michael Herr, journalist, and Edna ... More


Chillon, Clarens and Ouchy

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Before he died, Lord Byron made a request that his body should not be hacked or sent to England. Yet Byron suffered the same fate as John Polidori's unfortunate patient, Lord Guilford, who was ... More


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