Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century

Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century

J.G.A. Pocock / Dec 06, 2019

Virtue Commerce and History Essays on Political Thought and History Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century A collection of essays from one of the leading figures in the study of the history of political thought Includes essays concerned principally with the history of British political thought in the th

  • Title: Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century
  • Author: J.G.A. Pocock
  • ISBN: 9780521276603
  • Page: 432
  • Format: Paperback
  • A collection of essays from one of the leading figures in the study of the history of political thought Includes essays concerned principally with the history of British political thought in the 18th century, several of which have been previously published.

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    About "J.G.A. Pocock"

      • J.G.A. Pocock

        John Greville Agard Pocock is a historian of political thought, best known for his studies of republicanism in the early modern period mostly in Europe, Britain, and America , his work on the history of English common law, his treatment of Edward Gibbon and other Enlightenment historians, and, in historical method, for his contributions to the history of political discourse.


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    1. What can you say about J.G.A. Pocock? Simply the greatest historical mind of the twentieth century. These essays are perhaps the most useful of his writings because they provide some succinct summaries of key arguments (as opposed to brilliant but long monographs that take some serious time to work through). These essays transformed the intellectual history of England, and of North America too (although North American historians hang on to Locke with deep belligerence). It was thanks to Pocock's [...]


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