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  1. The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke.C. B. Macpherson - 1962 - Oxford, Clarendon Press.
    Introduction. The roots of liberal-democratic theory -- Problems of interpretation -- Hobbe : the political obligation of the market. Philosophy and political theory -- Human nature and the state of nature -- Models of society -- Political obligation -- Penetration and limits of Hobbe's political theory -- The Levellers : franchise and freedom. The problem of franchise -- Types of franchise -- The record -- Theoretical implications -- Harrington : the opportunity state. Unexamined ambiguities -- The balance and the gentry (...)
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  2. The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke.C. B. Macpherson - 2010 - Oup Canada.
    This seminal work by political philosopher C.B. Macpherson was first published by the Clarendon Press in 1962, and remains of key importance to the study of liberal-democratic theory half-a-century later. In it, Macpherson argues that the chief difficulty of the notion of individualism that underpins classical liberalism lies in what he calls its "possessive quality" - "its conception of the individual as essentially the proprietor of his own person or capacities, owing nothing to society for them." Under such a conception, (...)
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  3. Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval.C. B. Macpherson - 1975 - Philosophical Review 84 (2):304-306.
  4. The Life and Times of Liberal Democracy.C. B. Macpherson - 1979 - Science and Society 43 (2):234-236.
     
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    Rawls's Models of Man and Society.C. B. Macpherson - 1973 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 3 (4):341.
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    Review Symposium : III—Rawls's Models of Man and Society.C. B. Macpherson - 1973 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 3 (1):341-347.
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    Second Treatise of Government.C. B. Macpherson (ed.) - 1980 - Hackett Publishing Company.
    The _Second Treatise_ is one of the most important political treatises ever written and one of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited, conditional government, private property, and right of revolution and suggests reasons for the appeal of these arguments in Locke's time and since.
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    Review Symposium : III—Rawls's Models of Man and Society.C. B. Macpherson - 1973 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 3 (4):341-347.
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    Class, Classlessness, and the Critique of Rawls.C. B. Macpherson - 1978 - Political Theory 6 (2):209-211.
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    Liberalism and the Political Theory of Property.C. B. Macpherson - 1975 - In Alkis Kontos (ed.), Domination. University of Toronto Press. pp. 89-100.
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  11. Burke, Reissue.C. B. Macpherson & Frank Cunningham - 2013 - Oup Canada.
    One of the twentieth century's most respected political philosophers presents a controversial perspective on the political ideas and intellectual legacy of Edmund Burke. This new edition includes an introduction by Frank Cunningham, placing the book in the broader context of Macpherson's work.
     
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  12. Edmund Burke and the New Conservatism.C. B. Macpherson - 1958 - Science and Society 22 (3):231 - 239.
  13. Hobbes.C. B. MacPherson - 1997 - In Raymond Boudon, Mohamed Cherkaoui & Jeffrey C. Alexander (eds.), The Classical Tradition in Sociology: The European Tradition. Sage Publications. pp. 1--49.
     
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  14. Hobbes' Political Economy.C. B. Macpherson - 1983 - Philosophical Forum 14 (3):211.
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    Individualist Socialism? A Reply to Levine and MacIntyre.C. B. Macpherson - 1976 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (2):195 - 200.
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    Review: Halevy's Century Revisited. [REVIEW]C. B. Macpherson - 1967 - Science and Society 31 (1):37 - 47.
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    Reply to Professor Weaver.C. B. Macpherson - 1980 - Journal of the History of Ideas 41 (1):154.
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    The Economic Penetration of Political Theory: Some Hypotheses.C. B. Macpherson - 1978 - Journal of the History of Ideas 39 (1):101.
  19. The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke.C. B. Macpherson - 1964 - Science and Society 28 (4):468-470.
     
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  20. The Rise and Fall of Economic Justice and Other Essays, Reissue.C. B. Macpherson & Frank Cunningham - 2013 - Oup Canada.
    In his final book, one of the giants of twentieth-century political philosophy returns to his key themes of state, class, and property to consider such contemporary questions as economic justice, human rights, and the nature of industrial democracy. This new edition includes an introduction by Frank Cunningham, placing the book in the broader context of Macpherson's work.
     
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