Educating the prince : essays in honor of Harvey Mansfield / edited by Mark Blitz and William Kristol

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Subjects: Political science--History
Political science--United States
Political ethics
United States--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2000
LC Classification: J, JA
Physical Description: xii, 326 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / William Kristol
1. Virtue, Modern and Ancient / Mark Blitz 3
2. How a Liberal Picks a Fight: Marsilius of Padua and the Singular Cause of Strife / John P. Gibbons 18
3. Machiavelli and the Foundations of Modernity: A Reading of Chapter 3 of The Prince / Nathan Tarcov 30
4. Necessity, Morality, Christianity / Ralph C. Hancock 45
5. Metaphysics and Religion: Francis Bacon's Critique of the Ancients / Jerry Weinberger 62
6. Christian Kings" and "English Mercuries": Henry V and the Classical Tradition of Manliness / Paul A. Cantor 74
7. "Hobbes," "Socinus," "Spinoza": Esotericism and the Atheist State in Pierre Bayle's Historical and Critical Dictionary / Kenneth R. Weinstein 91
8. Rousseau on the Problem of Invisible Government: The Discours sur l'economie politique / Clifford Orwin 100
9. Rousseau, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sympathetic Identification / Arthur Melzer 111
10. Kantian Idealism / Susan Meld Shell 129
11. Political Philosophy and the Religious Issue: From the Ancient Regime to Modern Capitalism / Peter Minowitz 142
12. Things Which Independent States May of Right Do / Jeremy Rabkin 179
13. The Common Law Spirit of the American Revolution / James R. Stoner, Jr. 192
14. The Federalist's Unmixed Republican Government / David F. Epstein 205
15. Responsibility in The Federalist / Charles R. Kesler 219
16. Abraham Lincoln and the Spirit of American Statesmanship / Glen E. Thurow 233
17. Constitutional Bureaucracy / R. Shep Melnick 246
18. Separation of Powers and Contemporary Politics: The Case of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 / Jessica Korn 264
19. The Care of Souls in a Constitutional Democracy: Some Lessons from Harvey Mansfield and Alexander Solzhenitsyn / Robert P. Kraynak 270
20. Churchill's Understanding of Politics / James W. Muller 291
Publications / Harvey C. Mansfield 307
Names Index 317
Subject Index 321
About the Contributors 323
Additional Authors: Mansfield, Harvey Claflin, 1932-
Blitz, Mark
Kristol, William
Notes: LCCN: 00037283
ISBN: 0742508277 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 43791051
ISBN/ISSN: 0742508277