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Globalization and liberalism : Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Manent

Author: Trevor Shelley
Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this learned and wide-ranging book, Trevor Shelley engages the controversial topic of globalization through philosophical exegesis of great texts. This study illustrates and defends the idea that at the heart of the human world-in thinking, reflecting, and acting-is the antinomy of the universal and the particular. Various thinkers have emphasized one aspect of this tension over the other. Some thinkers such as  Read more...
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Shelley, Trevor
Globalization and Liberalism : Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Manent
Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press,c2020
Named Person: Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, baron de; Alexis de Tocqueville; Pierre Manent; Pierre Manent; Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, baron de; Alexis de Tocqueville
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Shelley
ISBN: 9780268107314 0268107319 9780268107321 0268107327
OCLC Number: 1158613310
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
ONE. Introduction --
TWO. Montesquieu and the ambivalence of the heart --
THREE. Montesquieu and the opening of the Universe --
FOUR. Tocqueville and the democratic revolution's reach --
FIVE. Tocqueville and Generalizing ideas and sentiments --
SIX. Manent and Western Political development --
SEVEN. Manent and the City in metamorphosis --
EIGHT. Conclusion --
Notes --
Index
Responsibility: Trevor Shelley.

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In this learned and wide-ranging book, Trevor Shelley engages the controversial topic of globalization through philosophical exegesis of great texts. This study illustrates and defends the idea that  Read more...

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