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The political theory of Montesquieu

by Charles-Louis de Secondat baron de La BreМЂde et de Montesquieu

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science,
  • State, The

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[selected and translated by] Melvin Richter.
    ContributionsRichter, Melvin, 1921-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC179 .M6813 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 355 p. ;
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4877335M
    ISBN 100521211565, 0521290619
    LC Control Number76004753

    Credit to Zachary Bennett, University of Texas at Austin I. Montesquieu’s Liberal Realism Liberalism, the dominant but far from unchallenged political theory in our post-Cold War world, originated as a modification of Thomas Hobbes’s political theory. The early liberals, such. Montesquieu - Montesquieu - Last years: Renown lay lightly on his shoulders. His affability and modesty are commented on by all who met him. He was a faithful friend, kind and helpful to young and unestablished men of letters, witty, though absent-minded, in society. It was to be expected that the editors of the Encyclopédie should wish to have his collaboration, and d’Alembert asked him to.

    Three important works of Montesquieu deal with political theory. These are – The Persian Letters (), Consideration on the Causes of the Greatness and Decline of Romans (), and the most important and widely read book The Spirit of the Laws (). I have already noted that Montesquieu was the most important figure of the Enlightenment. History of Political Theory: An Introduction not only explores the great works of Western political theory but demonstrates their continuing relevance. Volume II traces the origin and development of liberal political theory, and so the foundations for contemporary views. The work provides a readable, scholarly introduction to the great figures in Western political theory from Hobbes to Marx.

    The Political Theory of Montesquieu. Ma by admin. From the Publisher. This volume makes available in an English translation the most significant part of Montesquieu’s political, social and legal theory. About two-thirds of the volume has been translated from the Spirit of the Laws, not redone in English since the eighteenth. This study makes a major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important and enduring strands of modern political thought. Annelien de Dijn argues that Montesquieu's aristocratic liberalism - his conviction that the preservation of freedom in a monarchy required the existence of an aristocratic 'corps intermédiaire' - had a continued impact on post-revolutionary by:


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This volume makes available in an English translation the most significant part of Montesquieu's political, social and legal theory. About two-thirds of the volume has been translated from the Spirit of the Laws, not redone in English since the eighteenth century.

That version was notoriously inadequate: Montesquieu's key terms were not rendered consistently; often his meaning was distorted by.

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