British International Thinkers From Hobbes To Namier by I. HallBritish International Thinkers From Hobbes To Namier by I. Hall

British International Thinkers From Hobbes To Namier

byI. HallEditorLisa Hill

Hardcover | January 13, 2010

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This book will be the first to examine the variety of British international thought, its continuities and innovations. The editors combine new essays on familiar thinkers such as Thomas Hobbes and John Locke with important but neglected writers and publicists such as Travers Twiss, James Bryce, and Lowes Dickinson.
IAN HALL is a Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Adelaide, Australia.LISA HALL is an Associate Professor in the School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide, Australia.
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Title:British International Thinkers From Hobbes To NamierFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.73 inPublished:January 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230608493

ISBN - 13:9780230608498

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Table of Contents

The Glorious Sovereign: Thomas Hobbes on Leadership and International Relations; H.Patapan John Locke's International Thought; D.Armitage Moral Sentiment Theory and the International Thought of David Hume; R.Jeffery War (and Peace) in Adam Smith; L.Hill Edmund Burke and International Conflict; R.Bourke John Stuart Mill and the Utilitarians; G.Varouxakis The Resiliance of Natural Law in the Writings of Sir Travers Twiss; A.Fitzmaurice James Bryce and the Two Faces of Nationalism; C.Sylvest Democracy and Empire: J. A. Hobson, Leonard Hobhouse, and the Crisis of Liberalism; D.Bell The Never Satisfied Idealism of Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson; J.Morefield The Realist as Moralist: Sir Lewis Namier's International Thought; I.Hall

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"This book is an informative addition to the literature responding to the current renewed interest in the history of the discipline. By taking as its temporal scope the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, it constitutes a healthy reminder that our contemporary theorizing on IR rests on a long-developing pattern of inquiry and that the most recent expression of an observation may not constitute the most profound or apt formulation. By taking as its geographical/cultural/political scope the writings of British international thinkers, it recognizes the need for focus in such an investigation, and it provides a ready-made response to the inevitable special pleaders who would ask, But where is my favorite writer? Given the increasing attention paid to the contributions of the English School to IR theory, it is both a timely intervention and a valuable resource." - David Clinton, Professor of Political Science, Baylor University