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1 STRUGNELL, Anthony International Archives of the History of Ideas) Diderot's Politics: A Study of the Evolution of Diderot's Political ThoughtAfter the Encyclopedie. in dj.
Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands, 1973, ISBN:9024715407 
STRUGNELL, Anthony. Diderot's Politics: A Study of the Evolution of Diderot's Political Thought After the Encyclopedie. The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, (1973). Pp.(5), vi-ix, (3), [1]-251, (1). 8vo, green cloth covers with gold lettering to spine. Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Idees/ International Archives of the History of Ideas. Chapters: Part One: Philosophical and Moral Foundations. Chapter 1: Materialism and the Morale Universelle. i) Morale Universelle and Morale Particuliere. ii) Morale Universelle and the Sage. iii) Passivity and Dynamism. Chapter 2: Society and theIndividual. i) Natural Morality and Civilisation. ii) The Uniqueness of th e Individual. Chapter 3: From Individual to Citizen. i) Materialism and theTheory of Consciousness. ii) Individuation and Socialisation. iii) Seneca and the Ideal Citizen. Part Two: The Evolution of Diderot's Political Thought. Chapter 1: A Coherent Absolutism. i) Absolutism and Enlightenment. ii) Mercier de la Riviere and Evidence. iii) Dom Deschamps and the Etat de Moeurs. Chapter 2: First Doubts. i) Galiani and Economic Empiricism. ii) Frederick II and the Betrayal of the Philosopher-King. iii) Maupeou and the Dismissal of the Parlements. iv) The Failure of Absolutism. Chapter 3: Fading Hopes. i) Holland: The Myth. ii) Diderot and Catherine II: An Attempt at Conversion. Chapter 4: The End of an Illusion. i) Popular Sovereignty versus Enlightened Despotism. ii) Holland: the Reality. iii) Louis XVI: New Hope at Home. Chapter 5: Towards Revolution. i) Diderot between Turgot and Necker. ii) The American Revolution and Diderot's Doctrine of Revolution. iii) Society after the Revolution. Very light wear to edges, else vg in soiled dj with wear and a few chips to top edge, discolouration to spine, few scuffs torear. 40.00

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