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Description - Selected Writings of Lord Acton by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

Volume 2 brings together Acton's distinguished writings on history. Included is his famous Inaugural Lecture at Cambridge: The Study of History. Writing on many diverse topics, Acton argues that history demonstrates progress and unity through the story of liberty and that the study of history should be impartial, based on archival research, and founded in moral judgement.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780865970496
ISBN-10: 0865970491
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 580
Imprint: Liberty Fund Inc
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1986
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

H B Acton (1908-1974) taught at Bedford College (London), the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Chicago; was editor of Philosophy, the influential journal of the British Royal Institute of Philosophy; and wrote, among other books, The Morals of Markets (1971; Liberty Fund, 1993) and The Philosophy of Language in Revolutionary France (1959).

Books By John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

Selected Writings of Lord Acton by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
Hardback, February 1988
$45.72