作者 Holland, Ben, 1982-, author
書名 The moral person of the state : Pufendorf, sovereignty and composite polities / Ben Holland
出版項 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
©2017
國際標準書號 9781108416887 (hardback)
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館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  JA71 H6152 2017    在架上    30560400639735
說明 ix, 261 pages ; 24 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-247) and index
Introduction: Bodies, souls, persons, states -- Part I: 1. The constitution of the free person -- 2. The constitution of the person of the state -- Part II: 3. Continental appropriations: the moral person of the state and the law of nations -- 4. Atlantic appropriations: breaking and making composite polities -- 5. Anglo-German interpretations: the moral person of the state and the legal person of the state -- Conclusion
"This is the first detailed study in any language of the single most influential theory of the modern state: Samuel von Pufendorf's account of the state as a 'moral person'. Ben Holland reconstructs the theological and political contexts in and for which Pufendorf conceived of the state as being a person. Pufendorf took up an early Christian conception of personality and a medieval conception of freedom in order to fashion a theory of the state appropriate to continental Europe, and which could head off some of the absolutist implications of a rival theory of state personality, that of Hobbes. The book traces the fate of the concept in the hands of others - international lawyers, moral philosophers and revolutionaries - until the early twentieth century. It will be essential reading for historians of political thought and for those interested in the development of key ideas in theology, international law and international relations"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694
Political science -- Philosophy
State, The -- Philosophy
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory. bisacsh