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              De Gaulle: Statesmanship, Grandeur, and Modern Democracy
               

              De Gaulle: Statesmanship, Grandeur, and Modern Democracy (Hardback)

              By Mahoney, Daniel; Foreword by Manent, Pierre

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              A detailed study of the thought and action of Charles de Gaulle. This volume is neither biography nor historical narrative, although it addresses important aspects of de Gaulle's life and political career. The author asserts that de Gaulle is misunderstood in the Anglo-American w ...

              ISBN 9780275949228
              Published 14 May 1996 by ABC-CLIO
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              A World beyond Politics?: A Defense of the Nation-State
               

              A World beyond Politics?: A Defense of the Nation-State (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Manent, Pierre; Translated by LePain, Marc A.

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              We live in the grip of a great illusion about politics, Pierre Manent argues in A World beyond Politics? It's the illusion that we would be better off without politics--at least national politics, and perhaps all politics. It is a fantasy that if democratic values could somehow d ...

              ISBN 9780691125671
              Published 15 May 2013
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series New French Thought Series
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              An Intellectual History of Liberalism
               

              An Intellectual History of Liberalism (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Manent, Pierre; Translated by Balinski, Rebecca; Foreword by Seigel, Jerrold E.

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              Highlighting social tensions that confront the liberal tradition, this book draws a portrait of what we, citizens of modern liberal democracies, have become. It argues that the frequent incapacity of the morally neutral, democratic state to further social causes derives from the ...

              ISBN 9780691029115
              Published 15 July 1996
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              A World beyond Politics?: A Defense of the Nation-State
               

              A World beyond Politics?: A Defense of the Nation-State (Hardback, annotated edition)

              By Manent, Pierre; Translated by LePain, Marc A.

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              Describes a few essential features of democracy and the nation-state, and then shows how these characteristics illuminate many aspects of our political circumstances. This book argues that both democracy and the nation-state are under threat - from apolitical tendencies such as t ...

              ISBN 9780691125121
              Published 15 July 2006
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              The City of Man

              The City of Man (Hardback)

              By Manent, Pierre; Translated by LePain, Marc A.; Foreword by Elshtain, Jean Bethke

              The City of God or The City of Man ? This is the choice St Augustine offered and according to the author, the West has chosen the latter. He argues that the West has rejected the laws of God and of nature in a quest for autonomy. In doing so we have lost a sense of what it means ...

              ISBN 9780691011448
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              Published 15 March 1998
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              An Intellectual History of Liberalism

              An Intellectual History of Liberalism (Hardback)

              By Manent, Pierre; Translated by Balinski, Rebecca; Foreword by Seigel, Jerrold E.

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              Highlighting the social tensions that confront the liberal tradition, this text shows what we, citizens of modern liberal democracies, have become. It argues that the liberal stance that political life does not serve a higher purpose results in the state's inability to further so ...

              ISBN 9780691034379
              Published 15 October 1994
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              The City of Man
               

              The City of Man (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Manent, Pierre; Translated by LePain, Marc A.; Foreword by Elshtain, Jean Bethke

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              Argues that the West has rejected the laws of God and of nature in a quest for human autonomy. This book contends that, in declaring ourselves free and autonomous, we have, paradoxically, lost a sense of what it means to be human. It offers an analysis of the confusions and contr ...

              ISBN 9780691050256
              Published 15 April 2000
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              Enquete sur la democratie: etudes de philosophie politique
               

              Enquete sur la democratie: etudes de philosophie politique (Paperback)

              By Manent, Pierre

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              Published 15 November 2007 by Gallimard
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              Modern Liberty and Its Discontents
               

              Modern Liberty and Its Discontents (Paperback)

              By Manent, Pierre; Mahoney, Daniel J.; Seaton, Paul

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              In this book, distinguished French philosopher Pierre Manent addresses a wide range of subjects, including the Machiavellian origins of modernity, Tocqueville's analysis of democracy, the political role of Christianity, the nature of totalitarianism, and the future of the nation- ...

              ISBN 9780585120157
              Published 1 January 2000 by Rowman & Littlefield
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              European Liberty: Four Essays on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Erasmus Prize Foundation
                

              European Liberty: Four Essays on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Erasmus Prize Foundation (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983)

              By Manent, Pierre; Hausheer, Roger; Karpinski, W.; Kaiser, W.

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              This book has been published to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Erasmus Prize and underline the importance of the four laureates who received the Prize in the jubileum year.

              ISBN 9789400969070
              Published 3 October 2013 by Springer
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