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The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke

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The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke - MacPherson, C B (Crawford Brough) (Creator)
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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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The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke 2021, Hassell Street Press

ISBN-13: 9781014273109

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The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke 2021, Hassell Street Press

ISBN-13: 9781015100176

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The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke 2010, Oxford University Press, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780195444018

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The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke 1964, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780198810841

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