Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government by Philip PettitRepublicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government by Philip Pettit

Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government

byPhilip Pettit

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This is the first full-length presentation of a republican alternative to the liberal and communitarian theories that have dominated political philosophy in recent years. The author's eloquent, compelling account opens with an examination of the traditional republican conception of freedom asnon-domination, contrasting this with established negative and positive views of liberalism. The book examines what the implementation of the ideal would imply for substantive policy-making, constitutional and democratic design, regulatory control and the relation between state and civil society. Professor Pettit's powerful and insightful new work offers not only a unified, theoretical overview of the many strands of republican ideas, it also provides a new and sophisticated perspective on studies in related fields including the history of ideas, jurisprudence, and criminology. The authorhad included a new postscript to this paperback edition, which offers a sketch of the crucial republican ideas, and to reinforce the argument that the republican tradition deserves more attention than it has generally received among contemporary political theorists.

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Philip Pettit is Professor of Social and Political Theory, Australian National University and Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, New York.
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Title:Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and GovernmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.75 inPublished:June 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198296428

ISBN - 13:9780198296423

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Table of Contents

PART 1. REPUBLICANISM FREEDOMBefore Negative and Positive LibertyLiberty as Non-dominationNon-domination as a Political IdealLiberty, Equality, CommunityPART II. REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENTRepublican Aims: Causes and PoliciesRepublican Forms: Constitutionalism and DemocracyChecking the RepublicCivilising the RepublicRepublicanism: A Propositional SummaryRepublicanism: Once More with Hindsight

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`One strength of this book is the attempt to harmonize republican theory with an analysis of republican institutions.'Lee Ward, The Annals of the American Academy, Vol 567, January 2000