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The Cambridge history of political thought, 1450-1700 / edited by J. H. Burns, with the assistance of Mark Goldie.

Contributor(s): Burns, J. H., (James Henderson) [editor.] | Goldie, Mark [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c.2008Edition: 1st ed., 4th printing.Description: xii, 798 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521477727.Other title: History of political thought, 1450-1700.Subject(s): Political science -- History | | BAEPS, Political Science February2015 October2018DDC classification: 320.09
Contents:
I. Renaissance and Counter-Renaissance -- Humanism and political theory / Anthony Grafton -- Italian political thought, 1450-1530 / Nicolai Rubinstein -- Law / Donald R. Kelley -- Transalpine humanism / Brendan Bradshaw -- Scholasticism : survival and revival / J.H. Burns -- II. Religion, civil government, and the debate on constitutions --Christian obedience and authority, 1520-1550 / Francis Oakley -- Calvinism and resistance theory, 1550-1580 / Robert M. Kingdon -- Catholic resistance theory, Ultramontanism, and the royalist response, 1580-1620 / J.H.M. Salmon -- Constitutionalism / Howell A. Lloyd -- Sovereignty and the mixed constitution : Bodin and his critics / Julian H. Franklin -- Utopianism / J.C. Davis -- III. Absolutism and revolution in the seventeenth century -- Absolutism and royalism / J.P. Sommerville -- England : ancient constitution and common law / Corinne C. Weston -- Leveller democracy and the Puritan Revolution / David Wootton -- English republicanism / Blair Worden -- IV. The end of Aristotelianism -- Tacitism, scepticism, and reason of state / Peter Burke -- Grotius and Selden / Richard Tuck -- Hobbes and Spinoza / Noel Malcolm -- V. Natural law and utility -- Pufendorf / Alfred Dufour -- The reception of Hobbes / Mark Goldie -- Locke / James Tully -- Conclusion / J.H. Burns.
Summary: This 1992 book presents a comprehensive scholarly account, written by a highly distinguished team of contributors, of the development of European political thinking through the Renaissance and the reformation to the 'scientific revolution' and political upheavals of the seventeenth century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

I. Renaissance and Counter-Renaissance -- Humanism and political theory / Anthony Grafton -- Italian political thought, 1450-1530 / Nicolai Rubinstein -- Law / Donald R. Kelley --
Transalpine humanism / Brendan Bradshaw -- Scholasticism : survival and revival / J.H. Burns -- II. Religion, civil government, and the debate on constitutions --Christian obedience and authority, 1520-1550 / Francis Oakley -- Calvinism and resistance theory, 1550-1580 / Robert M. Kingdon -- Catholic resistance theory, Ultramontanism, and the royalist response, 1580-1620 / J.H.M. Salmon -- Constitutionalism / Howell A. Lloyd -- Sovereignty and the mixed constitution : Bodin and his critics / Julian H. Franklin --
Utopianism / J.C. Davis -- III. Absolutism and revolution in the seventeenth century -- Absolutism and royalism / J.P. Sommerville -- England : ancient constitution and common law / Corinne C. Weston -- Leveller democracy and the Puritan Revolution / David Wootton -- English republicanism / Blair Worden -- IV. The end of Aristotelianism -- Tacitism, scepticism, and reason of state / Peter Burke -- Grotius and Selden / Richard Tuck -- Hobbes and Spinoza / Noel Malcolm -- V. Natural law and utility -- Pufendorf / Alfred Dufour --
The reception of Hobbes / Mark Goldie -- Locke / James Tully -- Conclusion / J.H. Burns.

This 1992 book presents a comprehensive scholarly account, written by a highly distinguished team of contributors, of the development of European political thinking through the Renaissance and the reformation to the 'scientific revolution' and political upheavals of the seventeenth century.

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