|Bobbio, Norberto / Viroli, Maurizio|
The Idea of the Republic
Translated by Cameron, Allan
1. Edition September 2003
2003. 120 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-7456-3096-0 - John Wiley & Sons
Also available as Softcover.
In this lively and engaging book, Norberto Bobbio, the distinguished contemporary Italian philosopher, and the political theorist Maurizio Viroli, explore a range of themes relating to the idea of the Republic and some of the major political and ethical issues of the day.
* A lively discussion of politics and political theory by one of the world's most distinguished political theorists and philosophers.
* Provides an excellent introduction to the work of Bobbio for the newcomer.
* Explains the idea of the Republic and some of the major political and ethical themes of the day.
* Demonstrates philosophy in action, with a breadth of reference including Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Kant, Rousseau, Pettit and Skinner.
From the contents
Introduction to the English Edition.
1 Virtue and the Republic.
3 What Kind of Freedom?
4 Meekness and Intransigence.
5 Rights and Duties.
6 Fear of God and Love of God.
7 The Republic and its Problems.
8 Hidden Powers.
9 Can the Republic be Renewed?