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Alexander Hamilton

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...There are some who would be inclined to regard the servile pliancy of the Executive to a prevailing current, either in the community or in the legislature, as its best recommendation. But such men entertain very crude notions, as well...

Protagoras’s Cooperative Know-how

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...So Zeus, afraid that our species might go extinct, sends Hermes to bring a sense of conscience and justice to humans, so that political communities could be organized and people could be brought together in joint activity. And Hermes asks...

Power

Mark Haugaard

Mark Haugaard is Professor at the School of Political Science and Sociology at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martin Javornicky

Martin Javornicky is a researcher at the Rural Economy and Development Programme, Teagasc, Ireland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The concept of power is not fixed, there are many contesting definitions. This has led some theorists, most prominently Lukes (2005), to argue that it is an essentially contested concept, while others to claim...

The Experimental Act

Stuart McWilliams

Stuart McWilliams is Lecturer in English at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include English literary and intellectual history, medieval studies and the philosophy of history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Thinking : History, Possibility and the Idea of the Occult

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012

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...“You doubt what I wrote? Let me show you.” When Lynn Thorndike began assembling the eight-volume A History of Magic and Experimental Science, for what reasons and in what sense did he yoke these two subjects? Should we take magic...

The Substance of our Common Creed

Steven Sarson

Steven Sarson is Professor of American Civilisation at Jean Moulin University, France. He is the author of The Tobacco-Plantation South and the Early American Atlantic World (2013); British America: Creating Colonies, Imagining an Empire (2015) and numerous articles, and is the co-editor of The American Colonies and the British Empire (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barack Obama : American Historian

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The substance of our common creed “WE HOLD THESE truths to be self-evident, that all men are Created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator...

Europe and history

Rolf Petri

Rolf Petri is Professor of Contemporary History at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Western Ideology : A critical account

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...there will be a new generation and consequently the possibility of attaining the aim in the next generation. If the next one does not attain it, then the next after...

Freedom and sovereignty

Rolf Petri

Rolf Petri is Professor of Contemporary History at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Western Ideology : A critical account

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Bare Virtue can’t make nations live In splendor; they, that would revive A golden age, must be as freeFor acorns, as for honesty Bernard Mandeville, Emerging from the debate...