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Barker, Ernest Sir 1874-1960

Works: 465 works in 2,764 publications in 7 languages and 32,119 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Tragedies (Drama)  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, wac, Contributor, Composer, tra, Creator, Annotator, 072, Speaker, Redactor
Classifications: JC71.A41, 320.1
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Most widely held works by Ernest Barker
The Politics of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

135 editions published between 1946 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's Politics is a key document in Western political thought. In these first two books Aristotle shows his complete mastery of political theory and practice, and raises many crucial issues still with us today. In Book I he argues vigorously for a political theory based on 'nature'. By nature, man is a 'political animal', one naturally fitted for life in a polis or state. Some people, however, are natural slaves; and women are by nature subordinate to men. Acquisition and exchange are natural, but not trading for profit. In Book II he launches a sharp attack on Plato's two 'utopias', the Republic and the Laws, and also criticizes three historical states reputed to be well governed: Sparta, Crete, and Carthage. This volume contains a close translation of these two books, together with a philosophical commentary. It is well suited to the requirements of readers who do not know Greek
Social contract : essays by Locke, Hume, and Rousseau by Ernest Barker( Book )

97 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides essays by each of these 18th century philosophers concerning contracts of government
Greek political theory : Plato and his predecessors by Ernest Barker( Book )

149 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every Greek thinker of whom we have any distinct report up to, and including, Plato is taken in review, his teaching is analyzed and discussed his worth both absolutely and relatively in his era. The Saturday Review says of the author, "he writes a clear style free from the pedantry of needless long words; and further, he writes as a man moving in the world of today."--Page 4 of cover
The political thought of Plato and Aristotle by Ernest Barker( Book )

66 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clear and accurate exposition of Greek political thought. In addition to extensive, point-by-point discussions of the "Republic" and the "Politics", it provides critical examinations of the origin of these ideas in the Greek political experience and in the contributions of other thinkers (Socrates and the pre-Socratics; Heraclitus, Pythagoras and other Sophists; the Cyrenaics; the Encyclopaedists); full coverage of Aristotle's "Ethics" and of the most crucial of the Platonic "Dialogues"; and considerations of how Greek ideas were later modified by Aquinas, Marsilio of Padua, Machiavelli, Spinoza, Hobbes, Rousseau and Hegel. [Back cover]
Principles of social & political theory by Ernest Barker( Book )

86 editions published between 1951 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on government by Ernest Barker( Book )

74 editions published between 1942 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on government by Ernest Barker( Book )

72 editions published between 1890 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The character of England by Ernest Barker( Book )

43 editions published between 1947 and 1976 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Alexander to Constantine; passages and documents illustrating the history of social and political ideas, 336 B.C.-A.D. 337 by Ernest Barker( Book )

47 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political thought in England 1848 to 1914 by Ernest Barker( Book )

93 editions published between 1915 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social and political thought in Byzantium, from Justinian I to the last Palaeologus by Ernest Barker( Book )

39 editions published between 1957 and 1961 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideas and ideals of the British empire by Ernest Barker( Book )

61 editions published between 1941 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The European inheritance by Ernest Barker( Book )

40 editions published between 1954 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditions of civility; eight essays by Ernest Barker( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain and the British people by Ernest Barker( Book )

67 editions published between 1942 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church, state, and education by Ernest Barker( Book )

16 editions published between 1930 and 1957 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of public services in Western Europe, 1660-1930 by Ernest Barker( Book )

52 editions published between 1944 and 1996 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National character and the factors in its formation by Ernest Barker( Book )

51 editions published between 1927 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural law and the theory of society, 1500 to 1800 by Otto von Gierke( Book )

50 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and German and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first English translation of the first work of Otto von Gierke, arguably the greatest historian of ideas of the nineteenth century. Community in Historical Perspective includes much of the first volume of Das Deutsche Genossenschaftsrecht, originally published in 1868, and the texts translated here have become essential reading for anyone interested not only in the history of ideas and alternatives to conventional socialism and liberalism, but also, as recent experience has shown, contemporary European affairs. Von Gierke's represented an unparalleled attempt to justify a political programme of structural pluralism, and to interpret the entire course of European history from the Dark Ages onwards as a progressive interaction between 'fellowship' (or 'comradeship') and 'lordship' (or 'sovereignty'). This interaction was to generate a polity of autonomous associations within a constitutional state based upon consent and federal unity, and von Gierke here laid the basis for a distinctively Germanic programme of federalism and quasi-pluralism, with a strongly nationalist emphasis upon the unique capacity of Germans, despite long periods of absolute rule, for corporate self-management
The politics by Aristotle( Book )

29 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Politics is one of the most influential texts in the history of political thought, and it raises issues which still confront anyone who wants to think seriously about the ways in which human societies are organized and governed." "The work of one of the world's greatest philosophers, it draws on Aristotle's own knowledge of the political and constitutional affairs of the Greek cities. By examining the way societies are run - from households to city states - Aristotle establishes how successful constitutions can best be initiated and upheld." "For this edition Sir Ernest Barker's fine translation, which has been widely used for nearly half a century, has been extensively revised to meet the needs of the modern reader."--Jacket
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Social contract : essays by Locke, Hume, and Rousseau
Alternative Names
Barker, E.

Barker, E. 1874-1960

Barker Ernest

Barker, Ernest Sir

Barker, Ernest Sir 1874-1960

Barker, Sir Ernest

Ernest Barker Brits politicus (1874-1960)

Эрнест Баркер

בארקר, ארנסט

בארקר, ארנסט, 1874-1960

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ברקר, ארנסט 1874־1960 סיר

ברקר, ארנסט, סיר, 1874־1960

إرنست باركر، 1874-1960

باركر، إرنس، 1874-1960 سر،

باركر، إرنس، سر، 1874-1960

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English (1,276)

German (16)

Spanish (12)

Chinese (8)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

Social contract : essays by Locke, Hume, and RousseauGreek political theory : Plato and his predecessorsThe political thought of Plato and AristotleEssays on governmentBritain and the British peopleNatural law and the theory of society, 1500 to 1800The politics