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

Focuses on the intersection of religion with moral and political issues. Also included are three important essays: Human Sacrifice; George Eliot's Life; and Buckle's Philosophy of History. The last section is composed of nearly two hundred pages of excerpts from Acton's remarkable letters and unpublished notes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780865970502
ISBN-10: 0865970505
Format: Hardback
(155mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 716
Imprint: Liberty Fund Inc
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1988
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
Paperback, March 1988
$22.98