Cambridge University Press (2002)

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In this major 2003 study of the foundations of modern political theory the eminent political philosopher Ross Harrison explains, analyzes, and criticizes the work of Hobbes, Locke, and their contemporaries. He provides a full account of the turbulent historical background that shaped the political, intellectual, and religious content of this philosophy. The book explores such questions as the limits of political authority and the relation of the legitimacy of government to the will of its people in non-technical, accessible prose that will appeal to students of philosophy, politics, theology and history.
Keywords Political science History
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Reprint years 2003, 2004, 2012
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Call number JC153.H66.H37 2003
ISBN(s) 9780521017190   0521817005   9780511613968   052101719X
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