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Macpherson, C. B. (Crawford Brough) 1911-1987

Works: 177 works in 963 publications in 14 languages and 19,880 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Bibliography  Catalogs  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Software  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: JC153, 320.1
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The political theory of possessive individualism: Hobbes to Locke by C. B Macpherson( Book )

177 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real world of democracy by C. B Macpherson( Book )

103 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his 1964 CBC Massey Lectures C.B. Macpherson examines the rival ideas of democracy - the communist, Third World, and Western-liberal variants - and their impact on one another. He suggests that the West need not fear any challenge to liberal democracy if it is prepared to re-examine and alter its own values
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

81 editions published between 1909 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renowned work by the English political philosopher examines the structure of society and legitimate government, arguing for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign
The life and times of liberal democracy by C. B Macpherson( Book )

91 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this brief but powerful book, acclaimed political philosopher C.B. Macpherson sets out in bold relief the essence of liberal democracy, both as it is currently conceived and as it might be reimagined. Macpherson argues that from its beginnings liberal democracy has accepted the underpinning principle of capitalist societies, that the "market maketh man." If that remains the central assumption of liberal democracy, Macpherson declares, then as an organizing framework for society, liberal democracy has reached the end of its useful life. But if a broader concept of liberal democracy is accepted-"if [Macpherson writes] liberal democracy is taken to mean a society striving to ensure that all its members are equally free to realize their capabilities"--The great days of liberal democracy may yet lie ahead
Democratic theory: essays in retrieval by C. B Macpherson( Book )

45 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays in political science, applied specifically to future problems of democracy
Burke by C. B Macpherson( Book )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den konservative engelsk-irske politiker Edmund Burkes (1729-1797) og hans tænkning og teorier
Theories of property : Aristotle to the present : essays by C. B Macpherson( )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of economic justice, and other papers by C. B Macpherson( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his final book, one of the twentieth century's most respected political philosophers returns to his core concerns--the state, class, and property--to consider the problematic future of liberal democracy under market capitalism. The result is not only (in the words of reviewer Thomas J. Lewis) a "bleak prognosis" for liberalism's prospects but a sustained argument that a profound rethinking of the economic and political underpinnings of Western society is essential to the creation of a more promising future."--Publisher's description
The second treatise of government by John Locke( Book )

10 editions published between 1690 and 2013 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central principles of what today is broadly-known as political liberalism were made current in large part by Locke's "Second Treatise of Government" (1690). The principles of individual liberty, the rule of law, government by consent of the people, and the right to private property are taken for granted as fundamental to the human condition now. Most liberal theorists writing today look back to Locke as the source of their ideas. Some maintain that religious fundamentalism, 'post-modernism', and socialism are today the only remaining ideological threats to liberalism
Property, mainstream and critical positions by C. B Macpherson( Book )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Property is both a valuable text on a crucial topic in political and social theory and a significant contribution to the continuing debate
Democracy in Alberta : social credit and the party system by C. B Macpherson( Book )

42 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Democracy in Alberta was the first book by the hugely influential political scientist C.B. Macpherson (1911-1987). In this study, Macpherson examines the distinctive quasi-party political system that emerged in Alberta in the first half of the twentieth century, represented by the United Farmers of Alberta and Social Credit governments and the movements behind them. The author presents the UFA and Social Credit, which grew independently of federal politics, as having produced a new species of democratic governance in Canada and he develops an innovative theory of the party system in the context of national politics at the time he wrote the book in 1953. In addition to offering an original analysis of the party system and Alberta's political structures and institutions, Democracy in Alberta presents a fascinating micro-history of the social and economic characteristics of Alberta. An introduction by Nelson Wiseman contextualizes the original publication and discusses the unique characteristics of Alberta politics still evident to this day."--
The future of Canadian federalism. L'avenir du fédéralisme canadien by Paul-André Crépeau( Book )

34 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and French and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers and commentaries presented at the meetings of the Association of Canadian Law Teachers and the Canadian Political Science Association at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in June, 1964
Powers, possessions, and freedom : essays in honour of C.B. Macpherson by Alkis Kontos( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays brought together here from eminent scholars all over the English-speaking world are independent statements on the issues that preoccupy Macpherson - powers, possessions, and freedom, the central problems in political theory
Democracy in Alberta Social Credit and the party system by C. B Macpherson( )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undergraduate instruction in arts and science; report by University of Toronto( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fossil decapod crustaceans of Canada by Rodney M Feldmann( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma ke fu sen by Guoxian Xu( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drei Formen der Demokratie [The real world democracy, dt.] (Aus d. Engl. v. Heino Büning.) by C. B Macpherson( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'avenir du federalisme canadien : the future of canadian federalism( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omnipotence belongs only to the beloved; or The unity of antagonisms in the purpose of God Our Saviour; containing the first septenary of the names of God by C. B Macpherson( )

2 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The life and times of liberal democracy
Alternative Names
Brough Macpherson, Crawford

Brough Macpherson, Crawford 1911-1987

C. B. Macpherson Canadees politicoloog (1911-1987)

C. B. Macpherson kanadischer Politikwissenschaftler


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Macpherson K. B. 1911-1987

س. ب. ماكفرسون، 1911-1987

マクファーソン, C. B.

The real world of democracyLeviathanThe life and times of liberal democracyDemocratic theory: essays in retrievalThe second treatise of governmentProperty, mainstream and critical positionsCanadian idealism and the philosophy of freedom : C.B. Macpherson, George Grant, and Charles Taylor