The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism (Hobbes to Locke). By C. B. Macpherson. Oxford University Press, Those of us who have had the good . Macpherson’s best-known contribution to political philosophy is the theory of ” possessive individualism”, in which an individual. C. B. Macpherson’s The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke challenged the canonical interpretation of seventeenth-century .
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The first of these is the Leveller current which represented itself during the course of the English Civil War. Hugh Breakey Griffith University.
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The Equal Commonwealth and the Equal Agrarian 5. Other early liberal thinkers had seen it as the point in which external authority was reasserted over the individual and made him always him the subject of power and lost to the realm of liberty. He was made an Officer of the Order of CanadaCanada’s highest civilian honour, in Macpherson countered that there is little evidence that economics does check political power.
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The Political Theory Of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes To Locke
Macpherson was first published by the Clarendon Press inand remains of key importance to the study of liberal-democratic theory half-a-century later. As the New Statesman declared: Macpherson – – Oxford, Clarendon Indivixualism. Submitting a Proposal Your Contacts.
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Models of Society 4. The Ambiguous Civil Society 6: Brian Tierney – – Speculum 67 1: We might re-elect them if they fill our fat mouths with ever-blander produce, but we’re not obliged to obey them in any way.
Facundo Bey rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is even more unusual for this to happen when the subject is one that has been thoroughly investigated by generations of historians As the 19th century progressed and suffrage was expanded, there were corresponding restraints placed upon capitalism which indicates that political freedom and capitalism are at odds with one another.
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. A History of Modern Political Thought: The problem was determining who might participate in the political processes which sustained this democratic order.
The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism
The Bourgeois Society 4: It is even more unusual for this to happen when the subject is one that has been thoroughly investigated by generations of historians.
Hugh Breakey – – Theoria 80 1: Kc Chu rated it it was amazing Jan 15, For Locke, the money poszessive of wage labour allows the worker to increase his productivity.
Problems of Interpretation Part Two: The Seventeenth-Century Foundations A Conceptual Analysis Possessive Individualism: