By David Runciman
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Pluralism and the character of the country tells the heritage of English political idea from 1900 to 1933, targeting the paintings of the political pluralists and their assault at the concept of country sovereignty. It explores the historical past to their paintings within the principles of the English thinker Thomas Hobbes and the German jurist Otto von Gierke. It additionally seems at what wider relevance their principles may have this day, really with reference to the query of the relation among the country and voluntary institutions.
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Unlike the commonwealth, therefore, bodies politic inhabit a recognisable world: it is what we might understand, in the broadest sense, as the world of corporate activity. 157. 67 Ibid. Malcolm, 'Hobbes, Sandys and the Virginia Company', Historical Journal, 24, 297–321. 157. The sovereign 'authorises' in the person of the state, so for the state to play the part of a person in law is for the fiction to write the book (Madame Bovary cannot both be a novel and also an autobiography ghosted by Flaubert).
65 Ibid. Unlike the commonwealth, therefore, bodies politic inhabit a recognisable world: it is what we might understand, in the broadest sense, as the world of corporate activity. 157. 67 Ibid. Malcolm, 'Hobbes, Sandys and the Virginia Company', Historical Journal, 24, 297–321. 157. The sovereign 'authorises' in the person of the state, so for the state to play the part of a person in law is for the fiction to write the book (Madame Bovary cannot both be a novel and also an autobiography ghosted by Flaubert).
201. Like Oakeshott, Gierke placed great emphasis on the competing claims of the societas and the universitas as modes of conceptualising the state. It is only portions of volumes I, III and iV that have been translated into English, and these are the translations listed in the bibliography, to which detailed reference is made in what follows. 37. But whereas for one it is transcendent, and issues in integrity, for the other it remains contingent, and it issues only in accelerated change. between legal philosophy and political theory'.