British International Thinkers from Hobbes to Namier

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Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 15, 2009 - Philosophy - 253 pages
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In the modern era, British thinkers have made significant – indeed perhaps even disproportionate – contributions to our understanding of the workings of international relations. This book brings together eleven original essays by an inter-disciplinary team of historians, political theorists and international relations specialists that reconsider some of those contributions and their legacies. It aims to provide new insights into the work of thinkers from Thomas Hobbes and Edmund Burke to Goldsworthy Lowes and Lewis Namier as well as to advance the study of the history of international thought.

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About the author (2009)

Ian Hall is Senior Lecturer of International Relations, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He is the author of The International Thought of Martin Wight (2006) and a number of articles on international relations theory.

Lisa Hill is Professor of Politics in the School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Her recent publications include The Passionate Society: The Social, Political and Moral Thought of Adam Ferguson (2006) and (with L. Chappell and J. Chesterman) The Politics of Human Rights in Australia (2009).

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