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Author Fumurescu, Alin
Title Compromise : A Political and Philosophical History
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Note Cover -- HalfTitle -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1. The Opportunity -- 1.2. The Challenges -- 1.3. Compromise and Self-Representation -- 1.4. Compromise and Political Representation -- 1.5. The Structure of the Argument -- 1.6. Preliminary Conclusions -- 2 No Compromise about Compromise -- 2.1. Compromise before Compromise? -- 2.2. Compromise: From Method to Principle -- 2.3. Compromise Without Compromising? -- 2.4. The (A)Morality of Compromise -- 2.5. Compromise as a National Feature? -- 3 The Genealogy of Compromise and Its Vagaries -- 3.1. Compromissum as Arbitratio -- 3.2. Compromissum as Electio -- 3.3. The French Méfiance about Compromise -- 3.4. The Virtues of British Compromise -- 4 The Dialectic of the Individual -- 4.1. The Ambivalent Christian -- 4.2. One Individual, Two Fora -- 4.3. Two Fora, One Church -- 4.4. One Res publica, Two Fora -- 4.5. Individuals and Representation -- 5 Compromise and Centripetal Individualism -- 5.1. The Emergence of Centripetal Individualism -- 5.2. Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose - Sovereignty: Between Will and Reason -- 5.3. State versus People -- 5.4. Centripetal Individualism and Hands-On Politics -- 6 Compromise and Centrifugal Individualism -- 6.1. "And the British Being Utterly Divided from the Whole World" -- 6.2. The Common Weal of Individuals -- 6.3. Collapsing the Two Fora -- 6.4. Centrifugal Individualism, Compromise, and Contractualism -- 6.5. Parliament and Ascending Representation -- 6.6. Compromise as Political Practice -- 6.7. The Glorious Compromise -- 7 The Forgotten Road of Representation -- 7.1. The French 'Contracts of Reason' -- 7.2. Other Continental Versions of Contract Theory -- 7.3. French Contractualism after Hobbes and Locke -- 8 The British Contract as Com-promise -- 8.1. Patriarchalism and Contractualism
8.2. Republicanism and Contractualism -- 8.3. The Advent of the 'New' Compromise in Politics -- 9 Conclusions -- 9.1. Compromise and the Two-Dimensional Man -- 9.2. Compromise and the One-Dimensional Man -- 9.3. Compromise and Civil Society -- 9.4. Compromise and Ascending Representation -- 9.5. Render Unto Compromise ... -- 9.6. The Future of Political Compromise -- Index
This book offers a conceptual history of compromise demonstrating the connection between understandings of compromise and understandings of political representation
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Fumurescu, Alin Compromise : A Political and Philosophical History New York : Cambridge University Press,c2013 9781107029439
Subject Political science -- Philosophy.;Compromise (Ethics)
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