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Bobbio, Norberto 1909-2004

Works: 957 works in 3,516 publications in 7 languages and 24,339 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Dictionaries  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Publishing director, Dedicatee, Translator, Director, Contributor, wpr, Annotator, Commentator for written text, Creator, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: JC423, 320.01
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The future of democracy : a defence of the rules of the game by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

91 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven essays that simultaneously examine the state of democratic governments today and make a case for a specific interpretation of democracy
Left and right : the significance of a political distinction by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

95 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the collapse of communism and the decline of Marxism, some commentators have claimed that we have reached the 'end of history' and that the distinction between Left and Right can be forgotten. In this book - which was a tremendous success in Italy - Norberto Bobbio challenges these views, arguing that the fundamental political distinction between Left and Right, which has shaped the two centuries since the French Revolution, has continuing relevance today. Bobbio explores the grounds of this elusive distinction and argues that Left and Right are ultimately divided by different attitudes to equality. He carefully defines the nature of equality and inequality in relative rather than absolute terms. Left and Right is a timely and persuasively argued account of the basic parameters of political action and debate in the modern world - parameters which have remained constant despite the pace of social change. The book will be widely read and, as in Italy, it will have an impact far beyond the academic domain
Thomas Hobbes and the natural law tradition by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy and dictatorship : the nature and limits of state power by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

76 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes a cluster of political concepts and terms that together constitute elements for a general theory of politics
Which socialism? : Marxism, socialism, and democracy by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideological profile of twentieth-century Italy by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home to the largest communist party in a democratic society, Italy has been a unique place politically, one where Christian democrats, fascists, socialists, communists, and others have coexisted in sizable numbers. In this book, Bobbio, who himself played an outstanding role in the development of Italian civic culture, follows each of the major ideologies, explaining how they developed, describing the key actors, and considering their legacies. He wrote Ideological Profile in 1968 to explain the history behind that decade's tumultuous politics. Bobbio's defense of democracy and critique of capitalism are among the themes that will particularly interest American readers of this updated edition, the first to appear in English
Liberalism and democracy by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La libertad de los antiguos y de los modernos - Los derechos del hombre - Los límites del poder del Estado - La libertad contra el poder - El antagonismo es fecundo - La democracia de los antiguos y los modernos - Democracia e igualdad - El encuentro entre el liberalismo y la democracia - El individualismo y el organismo - Liberales y democráticos en el siglo XIX - La tiranía de la mayoría - Liberalismo y utilitarismo - La democracia representativa - Liberalismo y democracia en Italia - La democracia frente al socialismo - El nuevo liberalismo - Democracia e ingobernabilidad
The age of rights by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clarification and defence of human rights. The book argues that the development of human rights is an historical sign of progress in a world marked by the proliferation of cruel wars, the arms trade, pollution, famine and pessimism. It draws on the work of Kant, Locke, Beccaria and Paine
Dizionario di politica by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

85 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In praise of meekness : essays on ethics and politics by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this important volume, the leading political theorist and philosopher Norberto Bobbio confronts some of the most enduring moral questions of our time. Written over the last two decades of the twentieth century, the essays in this volume develop some of the central themes in Bobbio's moral and political philosophy. They also reflect his long-standing civil commitment to liberty, democracy, peace and equality."--Jacket
The philosophy of decadentism; a study in existentialism by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

8 editions published in 1948 in English and German and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of the republic by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Norberto Bobbio and Maurizio Viroli explore a range of themes relating to the idea of the Republic and some of the major political and ethical issues of today. Through a series of engaging philosophical reflections on republicanism, patriotism, civil virtue, rights, duties, religious experience and more, they succeed in bringing to light the relevance of these concepts to our lives in the twenty-first century." "The Idea of the Republic provides an introduction for newcomers to the work of Bobbio. For the reader already versed in Bobbio's ideas, it will provide above all the spark of serious intellectual debate."--Jacket
Il problema della guerra e le vie della pace by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

56 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saggi sulla scienza politica in Italia by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

41 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politica e cultura by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Etat et la démocratie internationale : de l'histoire des idées à la science politique by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in French and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Guerre et ses théories by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

13 editions published in 1970 in French and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profilo ideologico del Novecento italiano by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Positivismo y marxismo - Los católicos y el mundo moderno - Las fuerzas de lo irracional - Los antidemocráticos - Los dos socialismos - Benedetto Croce - La lección de los hechos - Intermedio de guerra - Entre revolución y reacción - La ideología del fascismo - Croce opositor - Los ideales de la resistencia - Los años del compromiso
Giusnaturalismo e positivismo giuridico by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

42 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political life by Norberto Bobbio( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This autobiography traces the development of Bobbio's political thought, providing a penetrating analysis of the changing political landscape of Italy. At the same time, it represents an intimate account of Bobbio's personal experiences, giving a rare insight into the life and work of this distinguished thinker." "A Political Life will be of great interest to students and scholars of social and political theory and of Italian politics, as well as to a general readership interested in political biography and contemporary politics."--Jacket
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Thomas Hobbes and the natural law tradition
Alternative Names
Bobbio, N.

Bobbio, N. 1909-2004

Bobbio, N. (Norberto)

Bobbio, N. (Norberto), 1909-2004

Bobbio, N. (Normerto), 1909-2004

Bobbio, Norbert

Bobbio, Norbert 1909-2004

Bobbio, Norberto

Bobbio, Norberto 1909-

Bobio, Norberto

Norberto Bobbio filosofo, storico e politologo italiano

Norberto Bobbio Italiaans filosoof (1909-2004)

Norberto Bobbio italialainen poliitikko

Norberto Bobbio Italian legal scholar

Norberto Bobbio italienischer Rechtsphilosoph und Publizist

Norberto Bobbio olasz jogfilozófus, politológus, eszmetörténész

Norberto Bobbio włoski prawnik i filozof

Norbertu Bobbiu

Νορμπέρτο Μπόμπιο Ιταλός φιλόσοφος, πολιτειολόγος και πολιτικός

Норберто Боббио итальянский философ, историк, политолог

בוביו, נורברטו 1909-

נורברטו בוביו סופר איטלקי

نوربيرتو بوبيو، 1909-2004

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ボッビオ, N.

ボッビオ, ノルベルト

ボビオ, N.

Italian (423)

Spanish (182)

English (180)

French (28)

Portuguese (25)

German (13)

Turkish (1)

Left and right : the significance of a political distinctionThomas Hobbes and the natural law traditionDemocracy and dictatorship : the nature and limits of state powerIdeological profile of twentieth-century ItalyLiberalism and democracyThe age of rightsDizionario di politicaIn praise of meekness : essays on ethics and politics