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Political Theory

Russell Hardin

in David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199232567
eISBN:
9780191715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232567.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses Hume's political theory. Topics covered include power, social order, government, justificatory theories of the state, contractarianism, public-goods theories, shared-value ... More


Perpetual Peace and Fichte’s Theory of the State

Isaac Nakhimovsky

in The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter recounts how Fichte's theory of the state was profoundly shaped by his encounter with Rousseau, Sieyès, and Kant. Fichte developed a more radical version of the constitutional theory ... More


Bukharin and the State

Neil Harding

in The Ideas of Nikolai Bukharin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278665
eISBN:
9780191684227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278665.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Bukharin's sociology of the state. As an orthodox Marxist, Bukharin regarded political structures and methods of management as neutral. They could be evaluated only in the ... More


The State without Sovereignty

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/9780691178882.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how David Hume developed a thoroughly anti-Hobbesian theory of politics, culminating in a theory of the state without sovereignty. Hume does not explain political obligation in ... 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


Drug War Profiteers: U.S. Drug Enforcement Decision Making and Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is motivated by the following questions: Why do American policymakers continue to increase funding for a drug war that has failed to realize its objectives, and why do they consistently ... More


Douglass C. North

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter deals with the life and work of Douglass C. North who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1993. North was born in 1920 and recieved his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, ... More


Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The book is a first representative edition in English of Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde’s writings on constitutional, legal, and political theory. As a German legal scholar and former judge on Germany’s ... More


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