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Bertrand de Jouvenel: Conserative Liberal & Illusions of Modernity

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Daniel J. Mahoney is a compelling introduction to the life and work of Jouvenel, one of twentieth-century France's most profound philosophers and political essayists and is the first book on Jouvenel to appear in the English language.

About the Author

Daniel J. Mahoney is Professor of Politics at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. A renowned expert on French political philosophy, his books include the critically acclaimed Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Ascent from Ideology, (Rowman and Littlefield, 2001).

Table of Contents

Chapters Include:Introduction: The Itinerary of a Conservative LiberalTaming the Minotaur: The Nature and Limits of PowerBeyond the ?Prison of the Corollaries?: Liberty and the Common GoodThe Spirit of Sovereignty and the ?Regulated Will?Economics and the Good LifeThe Specter of Bellicose PoliticsPolitical Philosopher and ?Voyager in the Century?

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932236415
Author:
Mahoney, Daniel J.
Publisher:
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Subject:
Political
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
Liberalism
Subject:
Biography-Political
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Library of Modern Thinkers
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
225
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 0.6 in

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