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Reading Tocqueville: From Oracle to Actor

byR. GeenensEditorA. De Dijn

Hardcover | November 9, 2007

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This volume sets up a dialogue between the 'historical' and the 'contemporary' Tocqueville. How does a contextualization of Tocqueville, or a focus on his embeddedness in nineteenth-century political culture, add to our understanding of his political thought? How has the use of his writings in political debate influenced the reception of his work?
AGNES ANTOINE Doctor in Political Sciences, currently holds a Professorship, Ecoles des Hautes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France SERGE AUDIER Doctor in Philosophy, currently lectures on Moral and Political Philosophy, Sorbonne University, Paris IV, France JEAN-LOUIS BENOIT Former lecturer at the University of Caen, France PAUL CLITEU...
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Title:Reading Tocqueville: From Oracle to ActorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:November 9, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230527469

ISBN - 13:9780230527461

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Tocqueville Today? Contexts, Interpretations and Usages; R.Geenens & A.De Dijn Liberalism, Democracy, and Empire: Tocqueville on Algeria; J.Pitts Creating Concitoyens : Tocqueville on the Legacy of Slavery; C. Welch Reading Tocqueville: Diachrony, Synchrony, Ideology and New Perspectives; J-L.Benoît The Return of Tocqueville in Contemporary Political Thought: Individualism, Associationism, Republicanism; S.Audier Democratic Threats and Threats to Democracy; R. Ossewaarde A Secular Reading of Alexis de Tocqueville; P.Cliteur Democracy and Religion: Some Tocquevillian Perspectives; A.Antoine Tocqueville, European Integration and Free MÅurs; L.Siedentop Tocqueville and European Federalism. A Reply to Larry Siedentop; W.Swenden Bibliography