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Republicanism
By Philip Pettit

Republicanism

A Theory of Freedom and Government

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Republicanism by Philip Pettit

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This is the first full-length presentation of a republican alternative to the liberal and communitarian theories that have dominated political philosophy in recent years. The author's eloquent, compelling account opens with an examination of the traditional republican conception of freedom as non-domination, contrasting this with established negative and positive views of liberalism. The book examines what the implementation of the ideal would imply for substantive policy-making, constitutional and democratic design, regulatory control and the relation between state and civil society. Professor Pettit's powerful and insightful new work offers not only a unified, theoretical overview of the many strands of republican ideas, it also provides a new and sophisticated perspective on studies in related fields including the history of ideas, jurisprudence, and criminology. The author had included a new postscript to this paperback edition, which offers a sketch of the crucial republican ideas, and to reinforce the argument that the republican tradition deserves more attention than it has generally received among contemporary political theorists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198296423
ISBN-10: 0198296428
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 16-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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On the People's Terms by Philip Pettit On the People's Terms, Hardback (December 2012)

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Author Biography - Philip Pettit

Philip Pettit is Professor of Social and Political Theory, Australian National University and Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, New York.

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