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  • A Virtue for Courageous Minds
    A Virtue for Courageous Minds (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    How can we explain this striking paradox? Why do we often underestimate the virtue of moderation? Seeking to answer these questions, this book examines moderation in modern French political thought and focuses on the French Revolution and its legacy.

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  • Tocqueville on America after 1840
    Tocqueville on America after 1840 (English, Paperback) Aurelian Craiutu

    Tocqueville on America after 1840 provides access to Tocqueville's views on American politics from 1840 to 1859, revealing his shift in thinking and growing disenchantment with America.

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  • Faces of Moderation
    Faces of Moderation (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    Examining the writings of twentieth-century thinkers such as Raymond Aron, Isaiah Berlin, Norberto Bobbio, Michael Oakeshott, and Adam Michnik, Faces of Moderation argues that moderation remains crucial for today's encounters with new forms of extremism.

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  • Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution
    Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution (English, Paperback) G. Stael

    Few individuals have left as deep an influence on their time as did Germaine de Staël, one of the greatest intellectuals of her age, whose works have influenced entire cultures, eras, and disciplines. Soon after its publication, posthumously in 1818, Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution became a classic of liberal thinking, making a deeply original contribution to an...

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  • America Through European Eyes
    America Through European Eyes (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    "A collection of essays that discuss representative eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French and English views of American democracy and society, and offer a critical assessment of various narrative constructions of American life, society, and culture"--Provided by publisher.

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  • A Virtue for Courageous Minds
    A Virtue for Courageous Minds (English, Paperback) Aurelian Craiutu

    Political moderation is the touchstone of democracy, which could not function without compromise and bargaining, yet it is one of the most understudied concepts in political theory. How can we explain this striking paradox? Why do we often underestimate the virtue of moderation? Seeking to answer these questions, A Virtue for Courageous Minds examines moderation in modern French political thought...

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  • America Through European Eyes
    America Through European Eyes (English, Paperback) Aurelian Craiutu

    A collection of essays that discuss representative eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French and English views of American democracy and society, and offer a critical assessment of various narrative constructions of American life, society, and culture.

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  • Conversations with Tocqueville
    Conversations with Tocqueville (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization, ethnicity, and New World?Old World and East?West dynamics. This cross-disciplinary book brings together fourteen authors from three continents whose reflections on the prospects for democracy invite us to reconsider the virtues and limitations of democratic institutions and principles across the world.

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  • In Marx's Shadow
    In Marx's Shadow (English, Hardback) Costica Bradatan

    The volume draws attention to the unknown and unexplored areas, trends and ways of thinking under the communist regime. It demonstrates how various bodies of knowledge (philosophical, social, political, aesthetic, even theological) were produced, disseminated and used for a wide variety of purposes: from openly justifying dominant political views to framing oppositional and non-official discourses and practices.

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  • Faces of Moderation
    Faces of Moderation (English, Paperback) Aurelian Craiutu

    Examining the writings of twentieth-century thinkers such as Raymond Aron, Isaiah Berlin, Norberto Bobbio, Michael Oakeshott, and Adam Michnik, Faces of Moderation argues that moderation remains crucial for today's encounters with new forms of extremism.

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  • The History of the Origins of Representative Government in Europe
    The History of the Origins of Representative Government in Europe (English, Hardback) Francois Guizot

    ?In every society there exists a certain sum of correct ideas. This sum of correct ideas is scattered among the individuals who make up the society and is unequally distributed among them. The problem is to gather up all the scattered and incomplete fragments of this power, to concentrate them, and to constitute them into a government. What is called ?representation' is nothing other than the...

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  • Liberalism under Siege
    Liberalism under Siege (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    This work is an examination of the French Doctrinaires, a largely neglected group of liberal thinkers in post-revolutionary France who were proponents of a nuanced sociological and historical approach to political theory. It explores the Doctrinaires' ideas on the French Revolution.

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  • The History of the Origins of Representative Government in Europe
    The History of the Origins of Representative Government in Europe (English, Paperback) Francois Guizot

    ?In every society there exists a certain sum of correct ideas. This sum of correct ideas is scattered among the individuals who make up the society and is unequally distributed among them. The problem is to gather up all the scattered and incomplete fragments of this power, to concentrate them, and to constitute them into a government. What is called ?representation' is nothing other than the...

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  • Tocqueville on America after 1840
    Tocqueville on America after 1840 (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    Tocqueville on America after 1840 provides access to Tocqueville's views on American politics from 1840 to 1859, revealing his shift in thinking and growing disenchantment with America.

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  • Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution
    Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution (English, Hardback) G. Stael

    Few individuals have left as deep an influence on their time as did Germaine de Staël, one of the greatest intellectuals of her age, whose works have influenced entire cultures, eras, and disciplines. Soon after its publication, posthumously in 1818, Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution became a classic of liberal thinking, making a deeply original contribution to an...

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  • Liberalism under Siege
    Liberalism under Siege (English, Paperback) Aurelian Craiutu

    This work is an examination of the French Doctrinaires, a largely neglected group of liberal thinkers in post-revolutionary France who were proponents of a nuanced sociological and historical approach to political theory. It explores the Doctrinaires' ideas on the French Revolution.

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  • Conversations with Tocqueville
    Conversations with Tocqueville (English, Paperback) Aurelian Craiutu

    In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization, ethnicity, and New WorldDOld World and EastDWest dynamics. This cross-disciplinary book brings together fourteen authors from three continents whose reflections on the prospects for democracy invite us to reconsider the virtues and limitations of democratic institutions and principles across the world.

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