Books Category: Political Thought

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Essays Moral Political and Literary

Essays: Moral, Political, and Literary By David Hume
Edited by Eugene F. Miller

Political Thought

This edition contains the thirty-nine essays included in Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary that made up Volume I of the 1777 posthumous Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. It also includes ten essays that were withdrawn or left unpublished by Hume for various reasons.

Essays on Economics and Society Vols  and

Essays on Economics and Society By John Stuart Mill

Economics Political Thought

Liberty Fund is pleased to make available in paperback eight of the original thirty-three cloth volumes of the Collected Works of John Stuart Mill that were first published by the University of Toronto Press that remain most relevant to liberty and responsibility in the twenty-first century. Born in London in 1806 and educated at the knee of his father, the Scottish philosopher James Mill, John Stuart Mill became one of the nineteenth century’s most influential writers on economics and social philosophy.

Essays on Ethics Religion and Society Vol

Essays on Ethics, Religion and Society By John Stuart Mill

Economics Political Thought

Liberty Fund is pleased to make available in paperback eight of the original thirty-three cloth volumes of the Collected Works of John Stuart Mill that were first published by the University of Toronto Press that remain most relevant to liberty and responsibility in the twenty-first century. Born in London in 1806 and educated at the knee of his father, the Scottish philosopher James Mill, John Stuart Mill became one of the nineteenth century’s most influential writers on economics and social philosophy.

Essays on Individuality

Essays on Individuality Edited by Felix Morley
Foreword by Arthur Kemp

Political Thought

“Individuality is freedom lived,” wrote John Dos Passos in a passage that serves as a fitting introduction to this unusual volume dedicated to the critical examination of the place of the individual in contemporary society.

Ethics of Redistribution The

The Ethics of Redistribution By Bertrand de Jouvenel
Introduction by John Gray

Political Thought

In this concise and elegant work, first published in 1952, Bertrand de Jouvenel purposely ignores the economic evidence that redistributional efforts sap incentives and are economically destructive. Rather, he stresses the commonly disregarded ethical arguments showing that redistribution is ethically indefensible for, and practically unworkable in, a complex society.

Excellencie of a FreeState The

The Excellencie of a Free-State: Or, The Right Constitution of a Commonwealth By Marchamont Nedham
Edited and with an Introduction by Blair Worden

Political Thought

This edition brings back into print, after two and a half centuries, the pioneering work of English republicanism, Marchamont Nedham’s The Excellencie of a Free-State, which was written in the wake of the execution of King Charles I.

Fable of the Bees The

The Fable of the Bees: Or Private Vices, Publick Benefits By Bernard Mandeville
With a Commentary by F. B. Kaye

Economics Political Thought

It used to be that everyone read the “notorious” Bernard Mandeville (1670–1733). He was a great satirist and came to have a profound impact on economics, ethics, and social philosophy.

Fame and the Founding Fathers

Fame and the Founding Fathers: Essays by Douglass Adair By Douglass Adair
Edited by Trevor Colbourn

American Founding American History Political Thought

The fifteen articles, essays, notes, and documents gathered in this collection are a permanent contribution to study of the American founding. As teacher, critic, and editor of the William & Mary Quarterly, Adair demonstrated what Trevor Colbourn—one of his principal students—describes as an “extraordinary ability to enter empathetically into the experience and ideology of the Founding Fathers while at the same time writing about them critically and movingly.” The volume also includes an affectionate reminiscence of Adair by Caroline Robbins and a bibliographical essay by Robert E. Shalhope.

Federalist The

The Federalist: The Gideon Edition By Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
Edited by George W. Carey and James McClellan

American Founding American History Political Thought

The Federalist, by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, constitutes a text central to the American political tradition. Written and published in newspapers in 1787 and 1788 to explain and promote ratification of the proposed Constitution for the United States, which were then bound by the Articles of Confederation, The Federalist remains of singular importance to students of liberty around the world.

Founders Constitution The

The Founders’ Constitution Edited by Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner

American Founding American History Political Thought

A triumph of primary-source research, The Founders’ Constitution is a brilliant five-volume series that presents “extracts from all the leading works of political theory, history, law, and constitutional argument on which the Framers and their contemporaries drew and which they themselves produced.”

Founders Constitution The Amendments I Through XII

The Founders’ Constitution: Amendments I Through XII Edited by Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner

American Founding American History Political Thought

The documentary sources and inspirations of The Founders’ Constitution reach to the early seventeenth century and extend through those Amendments to the Constitution that were adopted by 1835.

Founders Constitution The Article  Section  Clause  Through Article  Section

The Founders’ Constitution: Article 1, Section 8, Clause 5, Through Article 2, Section 1 Edited by Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner

American Founding American History Political Thought

The documentary sources and inspirations of The Founders’ Constitution reach to the early seventeenth century and extend through those Amendments to the Constitution that were adopted by 1835.